Ray Robinson Resigns from Avnet Board of Directors

Ray M. Robinson, who has served on Avnet's Board of Directors since 2000, has submitted his resignation. (Photo: Business Wire)

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PHOENIX--()--Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Ray M. Robinson submitted his resignation from the company’s Board of Directors effective May 1, 2017.

Robinson stated, “Serving on the Avnet Board has been a tremendously rewarding experience for me. I leave with great confidence that Avnet is on the right path to deliver significant long-term profitable growth. Avnet has a world-class leadership team, a compelling growth strategy, and a healthy capital structure that positions them for a great future.”

Ray has been a dedicated director of Avnet since 2000,” said William H. Schumann III, Chairman, Avnet Board of Directors. “During his tenure, he has seen Avnet through many industry transitions and his contributions are immeasurable. I, along with the rest of the board and Avnet’s executive team, want to thank Ray for nearly 17 years of service. We wish Ray a happy and successful future.”

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From idea to design and from prototype to production, Avnet supports customers at each stage of a product’s lifecycle. A comprehensive portfolio of design and supply chain services makes Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change. For nearly a century, Avnet has helped its customers and suppliers around the world realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Learn more about Avnet at www.avnet.com.

Contacts

Avnet
Maureen O’Leary, 480-643-7499
maureen.oleary@avnet.com
or
Brodeur Partners, for Avnet
Jamie Ernst, 480-308-0286
jernst@brodeur.com

Release Summary

Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Ray M. Robinson submitted his resignation from the company’s Board of Directors effective May 1, 2017.

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Contacts

Avnet
Maureen O’Leary, 480-643-7499
maureen.oleary@avnet.com
or
Brodeur Partners, for Avnet
Jamie Ernst, 480-308-0286
jernst@brodeur.com