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Mike Buseman - Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer, Avnet, Inc.

As Chief Global Logistics and Operations Officer, Mike Buseman is responsible for global warehousing, semiconductor programming, computer and integration center services, operations and global trade compliance. Reporting to CEO William Amelio, Mr. Buseman is a member of the Avnet Executive Board and a corporate officer.

Mike Buseman presented at SCOPE Supply Chain Operations Conference

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Mike Buseman's Bio

Gerry Fay - Global President, Avnet Electronics Marketing

Gerry Fay is responsible for the strategic direction, day-to-day operations and performance of Avnet’s Electronics Marketing group. He reports directly to CEO William Amelio and has more than 20 years’ experience in the electronics industry including serving in leadership roles in global logistics, operations and supply chain solutions.

Gerry Fay presented at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference

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Gerry Fay's Bio


Kevin Moriarty - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Assistant Secretary, Avnet, Inc.

Kevin Moriarty is senior vice president, chief financial officer, controller and assistant secretary for Avnet, Inc. Reporting to CEO William Amelio, he is a member of the Avnet Executive Board and a corporate officer. In his role, he leads a global finance group responsible for more than 50 separate functions including financial operations, administrative services, business advisory services and corporate administration.

Kevin Moriarty presented at the Raymond James Technology Investors Conference

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Kevin Moriarty's Bio

Pascal Fernandez - Vice President, Avnet Velocity, EMEA

Fernandez started his career in electronics engineering and has held multiple positions in sales and marketing management within the electronics industry. He has implemented numerous successful global supply chain and logistics programs. Based in Paris, he is also president of the SPDEI, the French Electronics Distribution Trade Association, and a member of the APICS Supply Chain Council European Project team French National.

Pascal Fernandez presented at Marcus Evans Sales & Operations Planning Conference

Wade McDaniel - Vice President, Avnet Velocity

Wade McDaniel leads the Avnet Velocity team's efforts in designing and implementing solutions for Avnet and its customers. His expertise includes supply chain engineering, supply chain finance, warehouse management and worldwide transportation logistics. He has more than 25 years of supply chain experience in the high-tech industry. In 2008, McDaniel was named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Pros to Know list.

Wade McDaniel participated in Executive Conference Panel at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Marianne McDonald - Vice President of Global Transportation, Avnet, Inc.

Marianne McDonald serves as the vice president of global transportation for Avnet Logistics and reports to Mike Buseman, chief logistics and operations officer. Marianne leads Avnet’s global transportation operations team and is responsible for leveraging regional best practices, improving effectiveness through automation and processes, and enhancing product flow with transportation strategies that deliver competitive advantage for Avnet, its customers and suppliers.

Marianne McDonald presented at American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit

Lynn Torrel - Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Strategic Accounts, Avnet, Inc.

Lynn Torrel serves as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Strategic Accounts for Avnet, Inc. She is an innovative and solutions-oriented professional with proven experience in managing complex customer requirements while delivering improved financial performance and enhancing relationships. During her 20-year career, she has developed and implemented custom-tailored, scalable global supply chain programs with strategic customers resulting in increased market share and improved profitability.

Lynn Torrel presented at ISM2015 Annual Conference

Lalit Wadhwa - Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Avnet Electronics Marketing

A 24-year Avnet veteran, Lalit Wadhwa specializes in seamlessly moving supply chain operations from one region of the world to another, across multiple sites. He was named to the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know List in February 2014.

Lalit Wadhwa presented at IQPC Chief Procurement Officer Exchange

Recent Speaking Engagements

- The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum

- Chief Supply Chain Officer Summit

- Advancing S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Conference

- Raymond James Technology and Supply Chain Conference

- Supply Chain World Europe

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