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


Microprocessor Trends: Greater Performance in Smaller Packages

Written by: Jaideep Malhotra, Senior Vice President of Avnet Global Computing Components. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

In the age of convergence between PCs and tablets, mobility and low power have become important metrics in judging a processor’s value.

With the growing trends of green computing, BYOD and teleworking, form factors are shrinking, while expectations of battery life are increasing. Today’s processors need to deliver robust performance across desktop-bound and mobile platforms with an ever-decreasing power envelope.

At the same time, workloads between PCs... View Article


A Conversation with VP of Finance at Avnet Technology Solutions

V. Radhakrishnan was appointed Vice President of Finance at Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific towards the end of 2012. After months into his new role, we finally had a chance to catch up with the courteous and eloquent Finance VP in the cozy, softly-lit Avnet meeting room.

Having met each other a few months before in his new office for a short introduction, Radha is warm and chatty this time. He talked excitedly about the new role at Avnet TS Asia and some achievements he... View Article