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Avnet Rejigs Leadership Team With Two New Executive Promotions

Avnet has announced two significant leadership promotions.

MaryAnn Miller, senior vice president, chief human resources officer and global marketing & communications, has been promoted to chief administrative officer, reporting to CEO Bill Amelio.

MaryAnn Miller

In her new role, Miller will work closely with Avnet’s senior leaders to accelerate the progress of their multi-year strategic plan. This includes strengthening the alignment and value proposition of Avnet’s unique solutions ecosystem and driving the performance of new high margin business segments.

Ken Arnold, vice president of human resources for the Americas, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief people officer, reporting to CEO Bill Amelio.

Bill Amelio

Arnold has been with Avnet for 21 years and brings a breadth of human resources knowledge and operations experience to the role. During his time at Avnet, Arnold has played a pivotal role building a strong talent acquisition and management capability to ensure Avnet can achieve its growth and transformation objectives.

“MaryAnn has deep expertise across multiple disciplines, and her thoughtful perspective and balanced approach will serve Avnet well in her new role,” said Bill Amelio, Avnet CEO. “Ken’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the company, combined with his stellar reputation of high-integrity, passion for people, and collaborative approach will bring fresh new perspective and energy to our people management practices. These executive promotions are an important part of Avnet’s leadership succession process and demonstrate the depth of our talent pipeline.”

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Jyoti Gazmer

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