Kent recognized for leadership and expertise in building solutions
for a more efficient global supply chain
PHOENIX -- (Business Wire)
a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Douglas
Kent, global vice president of Avnet Velocity, was recognized as a
2013 Practitioner Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Pros
to Know is an annual listing of the top supply and demand chain industry
professionals.This is the sixth time an Avnet executive has made
this distinguished list of supply chain professionals.
“Douglas’ expertise accelerates Avnet Velocity’s ability to help our
customers address their specific supply chain challenges,” said Gerry
Fay, chief global logistics and operations officer. “Douglas has earned
this recognition from Supply & Demand ChainExecutive
because of his leadership within the electronics supply chain. He
combines decades of experience developing robust supply chains with
practical solutions that help Avnet and its partners maintain an
efficient and secure business ecosystem.”
The Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know awards
program recognizes exceptional supply chain executives at manufacturing
and non-manufacturing enterprises who lead initiatives to help prepare
their companies' supply chains for times ahead. In 2012, Gerry Fay was
featured on this prestigious list.
Kent is the global vice president of Avnet Velocity, a global supply
chain solutions division of Avnet. He has more than 25 years of
experience in the development, marketing and deployment of tailored
supply chain solutions for companies across a wide variety of
industries. He also leads the Supply Chain Council’s High-Tech and
Electronics Industry Group. Kent is one of a select few SCOR®
A complete listing of the 2013 Pros to Know is available on the Supply
& Demand Chain Executive website at www.SDCExec.com.
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About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT),
a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic
components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers
globally. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the
world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by
providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the
fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7
billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Avnet and the Avnet logo are trademarks of Avnet, Inc. in the United
States and other countries.
Suzie Linville, 480-308-0295
Michelle Gorel, 480-643-7653
Vice President, Public
Source: Avnet, Inc.
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