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Rick Hamada - Chief Executive Officer, Avnet, Inc.

Rick Hamada joined Avnet in 1983 and has a broad background in the technology industry, spanning from his early career as a technical specialist to leading a multi-billion dollar sales and marketing organization.

Rick Hamada to present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference to be held at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on September 16, 2015

Additional Resources
Rick Hamada's Bio

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 Rick Hamada, Mr. Buseman is a member of the Avnet Executive Board and a corporate officer.

Mike Buseman presented at SCOPE Supply Chain Operations Conference on August 24, 2015

Additional Resources
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 Avnet CEO Rick Hamada 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 to present at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference at the Hilton New York on September 10, 2015

Additional Resources
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 Avnet CEO Rick Hamada, 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 2015 Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference

Additional Resources
Kevin Moriarty's Bio
 
Pascal Fernandez - Vice President, Avnet Velocity, EMEA
Having started his career in electronics engineering, Fernandez has held multiple positions in sales and marketing management within the electronics industry and has implemented numerous successful global supply chain and logistics programs.

Avnet Velocity EMEA's Pascal Fernandez presented at Supply Chain Council Europe 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 presented at ISM2015 Annual 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 2014 CPO Exchange

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