Avnet Joins IoT M2M Council

To help expedite Internet of Things (IoT) technology deployment, Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC). The IMC’s 25,000 rank-and-file members are comprised of enterprise users, OEMs, and applications developers from numerous vertical markets around the globe, making it the largest organization serving the IoT sector, and uniquely positioned…

Avnet Names William Amelio as CEO

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that William (“Bill”) J. Amelio has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company by the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Amelio has been acting in the role of interim CEO of Avnet since July 11, 2016. Having spent most of his career in…

Avnet Appoints New VP of Sales in the Americas

Phoenix, Ariz. —Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the promotion of Steve Gomez to senior vice president of sales, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, effective immediately. Most recently, Gomez served as vice president, area director of the West and Latin America areas within the region. A 28-year industry veteran, Gomez will be…