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Supplier Acceleration Drives Avnet Technology Solutions’ Profitable Growth

We caught up with Philip Whyte, Vice President, Global Supplier Business Development & Marketing, who was in Singapore recently to meet with Avnet Technology Solutions' business partners and explore supplier expansion opportunities. Together with Michael Costigan, Vice President, Marketing & Business Innovation, who oversees business innovation, marketing and supplier relations in Asia Pacific, we had a good conversation on how Avnet is increasingly putting emphasis on enhancing supplier engagement and developing strategic marketing initiatives to ensure supplier success.

Successful itX Acquisition, One Team, One Avnet

Our recent acquisition of itX group in Australia has given Avnet a significant portfolio of software and IT solutions and strengthened our position as the leading IT distribution and services provider.

Growth Strategies for IT Distribution in China

China has been able to maintain strong economic growth even throughout the financial crisis in 2009 and continues to do so with its double-digit expansion in 2010. This is amidst government efforts to cool off some sectors of the economy to prevent overheating, according to a report published on 15 July 2010 by CNN Money.

In our previous blog conversation, Michael Costigan also mentioned China as one of the key markets for the IT distribution business in the Asia Pacific region. We... View Article