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Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Reaps Awards

True to its commitment as a premier solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), continues to accelerate the success of its suppliers, business partners and customers in the region. APAC senior leaders and business units have recently been honoured with multiple awards from business partners in recent months. The awards recognize the sales growth, new product promotions, ease of doing business as well as leadership achievement from supplier partners like IBM, Vmware and Motorola and the Hong Kong’s Environmental Excellence Committee.


Avnet and IBM Plot Their 2015 Roadmap Towards Mutual Success

Big Plays are Software, Services and Storage

Overview of the Avnet-IBM Global Relationship

We caught up with Tony Madden, Senior Vice President, Avnet Technology Solutions who was recently in Singapore to participate in the Avnet-IBM Asia Pacific Kick-Off Meeting. Responsible for ensuring strategic alignment and identifying growth opportunities globally for Avnet and IBM, Tony related how Avnet Technology Solutions president Phil Gallagher instigated Avnet’s focus on supplier relations and how Avnet has since developed their engagement with supplier partners’ network, especially their biggest... View Article


Rick Hamada Shares Some Secrets to A Leader’s Success

Hearing success stories of CEOs is always inspiring.

In the following conversation, Rick Hamada, CEO, Avnet Inc fondly tells the story of how he began his journey with Avnet as a technical support specialist 28 years ago, and how he has since grown into taking on key leadership roles leading up to his appointment as company CEO last July 2011. Asked whether he expected or planned to become Avnet’s chief executive, Rick confessed to having a totally different concept of “long-term” which meant “What’s... View Article


Avnet Inc CEO’s Thoughts on The Global Economic Situation

In its latest earnings results, Avnet reported another strong quarter of steady improvements across many parts of the business despite top-line challenges presented by the macro environment. Distribution arm, Avnet Technology Solutions, reported improved profitability. In Asia, where there was an increased emphasis on returns for Avnet, pro forma revenue for Avnet Technology Solutions increased and operating income was up.


Avnet Technology Solutions’ Strategic Priorities in Asia Pacific

An interview with William Chu, President, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific.

Strategic Priorities

In this video, William shares about his strategic priorities in the APAC region, which are mainly looking at the returns of Avnet investments, how these investments are being operationalised, and to achieve more synergies across the different businesses.

William also talks about Avnet Technology Solutions’ expansion based on the past 6 years of successful M&As. He went on to further point out that the company would not hesitate to exercise its M&A... View Article