About NPW

Integrity + Transparency = Quality

Put our proven industry expertise and our strategic partnerships to work for you. Our Certified Global Network of MFGs, OEMs and Authorized Distributors allows us to deliver traceable quality product that is not readily available to the Open Market. NewPower Worldwide is a global leader servicing production and repair needs of the world’s OEMs and EMS providers, a unique position in this demanding marketplace. Empowered by our premier proprietary electronic component distribution software, providing unmatched efficiency and security.


Carleton Dufoe

CEO and Founder

As NewPower Worldwide’s chief executive officer and founder, Carleton is responsible for strategic leadership. A twenty-year veteran of the electronic components industry, Carleton directs a range of key initiatives to leverage the company’s core competencies in the technology products and supply chain services market. His extensive expertise, collaborative leadership style, and vision to build a remarkable company positioned him for this role.

Prior to NewPower Worldwide, Carleton served as vice president of sales at Fusion, a privately held $285+M leader in the electronic components industry, where he executed a sales operation transformation that positioned the company for long-term growth and profitability. From 2007 to 2014, he grew revenues from 38M to over 285M – a 579% increase. Under his leadership, Carleton expanded Fusion operations into Singapore from 2008- 2014.

Carleton holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Rivier University. He and his wife reside in New Hampshire and are the proud parents of two sons and a daughter.

Barry Lafontaine

Chief Quality Officer

Barry brings over twenty-five years experience in the electronics industry. This not only comes from the electronic distribution arena but also spans industries from electronic inspection and R&D engineering to the Department of Defense and the Trident Missile program. He has experience as both the source supplying quality products to being an end user of those products.

Jeffrey Hong

General Manager

Jeffrey oversees Asia Pacific (APAC) business operations, including sales, purchasing, incoming and outgoing quality, CPU test centre and logistics operations. Jeffrey has extensive sales and logistics operations experience in Asia with more than twenty years of forward and reverse supply chain experience having worked for major franchise and independent distributors in Asia.

Prior to joining NewPower Worldwide, he worked with independent distributors namely Fusion Trade and America II Asia.

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