Inclusive Culture, Challenging Work, and Recognition Are Key to Employee Engagement at Avnet

By K.T Lim, VP, Human Resources, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific

The top-notch service, support and expertise that we provide to partners and customers will not be possible without our self-motivated and professional employees who live up to the core values of Avnet.

Travelling around Avnet’s offices around the APAC region, I am always delighted to meet and have conversations with our young, energetic and professional team. With trust and respect to their leadership team, our young crew feels comfortable and readily shares their... View Article

EMC Partners with Avnet Technology Solutions to Roll Out VSPEX BLUE in Asia Pacific

EMC and Avnet have recently entered a strategic partnership to introduce the hyper-converged appliance VSPEX BLUE in the Asia-Pacific. EMC’s Gil Shneorson, and Avnet Singapore’s Nicholas Tan discuss the features of hyper-converged infrastructure, its market growth potential, as well as the EMC-Avnet relationship, in which Avnet redefines the role of a distributor.

-An exclusive interview with executives from EMC and Avnet Technology Solutions

Avnet Technology Solutions and EMC recently announced a global partnership to build, market and distribute VSPEX BLUE, a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance... View Article

Regional Finance Leader Talks about Business Performance, New Finance Focus Areas and Innovations within the Finance Organisation

At the end of 2014, we caught up with Radha, VP of Finance for Avnet Technology Solutions to get an update of how TS Asia Pacific performed across the year and the strategies priorities for finance in 2015.

Phenomenal Fiscal Year 2014 for Avnet

Radha highlighted that FY14 was another strong performance year for Avnet Inc, as revenue grew to a record $27.5b, an 8 per cent year-on-year improvement. Operating income came in $931 million, indicating growth of about 15.8%. He further pointed out that... View Article

William Chu Delivers FY2014 Highlights and Sets Business Priorities for FY2015

FY2014: Significant improvements amid challenges

We recently caught up with William Chu, Regional President, Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific. The executive talked about the latest and greatest at Avnet William happily shared the news that the company had made tremendous progress during the fiscal year 2014 ,with notable accomplishments including improved quality of revenue and revenue growth, six consecutive quarters year on year performance improvement, improved operating performance of business business unit and increased value to the market place.

On the subject of Avnet’s... View Article

Avnet – SAP Supplier Relationship on Full Force Globally and in Asia Pacific

  • SAP’s big data and analytics offering is a good fit for Avnet’s server and storage portfolio
  • Avnet’s expertise and strong business partner network in the Asia Pacific market gives SAP robust access to mid-market space

In September last year, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific became a distributor of SAP’s full portfolio of analytics, enterprise mobility, database and technology solutions.  The strategic supplier relationship spans three main geographies namely ASEAN, which includes Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, mainland China and India.

In the... View Article