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  • Digital payment option adds flexibility for customers bringing new technology to market

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions company, is working with BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to accept cryptocurrency for products and services. Today’s developers are looking for flexibility as they take their products to market, and this announcement provides our customers with more convenient ways to complete their financial transactions. “We’re working with BitPay to...
  • Ethisphere Institute honors Avnet for its global leadership and commitment to integrity

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business growth thrives in environments where leadership clearly and consistently focuses on guiding with purpose and integrity. For its continued commitment to these core values, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, has been recognized as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical...
  • PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navigating the global supply chain requires dedicated experts who understand the complexities of ensuring products get to where they need to be, when they need to be there. Underscoring its commitment to delivering supply chain expertise to its customers, global technology solutions company Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced Robert Cowan has been named a 2019 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Cowan...

Story Makers Blog

  • image of William (Bill) Amelio

    Today S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Avnet’s CEO William (Bill) Amelio to its Board, effective immediately. 

    "Bill is exceptionally qualified and has a proven record as a successful business leader serving global technology markets," said Charles E. "Ed" Haldeman, Jr., Chairman of S&P Global. "He brings the right balance of skill and experience to effectively promote, support and oversee the implementation of S&P Global's long-term

  • image of Avnet employees IWD2019

    "The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." –Gloria Steinem

  • image of Carla Howard Avnet

    Inspired by a salient question posed by Heather Murphy in The New York Times, Avnet’s director of business transformation, Carla Howard, recently gave a TEDx Talk on the subject of leadership. In seven and a half minutes, she poignantly distilled a decades-long career in business into the answer to a crucial question: how do we encourage and inspire our girls to believe in themselves strongly enough to see themselves as capable of leadership, and to aspire toward it?