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Michael McCoy, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Michael McCoy was named the general counsel and chief legal officer for Avnet in April 2020. In this role he leads the company's global legal, trade compliance and security teams. He is a member of the Avnet Executive Leadership Team and a corporate officer.

McCoy joined Avnet in 2010. As an expat living in Brussels, Belgium, he recently served as general counsel, international, overseeing Avnet’s legal teams in EMEA and Asia Pacific. He also previously served as Avnet’s corporate secretary. Before joining Avnet, he worked at two international firms representing companies in securities, governance and M&A matters. McCoy began his legal career as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Arizona and a Juris Doctor from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.

Last updated: October 2020