May 12, 2014, PHOENIX-- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that William J. Amelio, chief executive officer and president of CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE: HELI), a global helicopter services provider, has been appointed to the company's board of directors. He will serve on the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committees.
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 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com. (AVT_IR)All company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.
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