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MaryAnn Miller

Chief Administrative Officer
Avnet
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MaryAnn Miller is senior vice president and chief administrative officer reporting to Avnet CEO Bill Amelio. She is a member of the Avnet Executive Board and a corporate officer. In her role, Ms. Miller works closely with Avnet’s senior leaders to accelerate the progress of our multiyear strategic plan. This includes strengthening the alignment and value proposition of Avnet’s ecosystem and driving the performance of new high margin business segments. In addition, she has responsibility for global marketing & communications and organizational development. 

Ms. Miller previously served in numerous roles at Avnet, including: chief human resources officer, senior vice president, global human resources, vice president of talent and organizational effectiveness, global talent management, performance management and employee development. She was awarded the Avnet Chairman's Award in 2009 for leading her team to remarkable success in people practices across Avnet. 

Prior to joining Avnet in 2006, Ms. Miller served as vice president, human resources Electronic Systems at Goodrich Corporation, a $6.4 billion global supplier of systems and services to aircraft and engine manufacturers, airlines and defense forces around the world. In this role, she had oversight for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. She also served as vice president of corporate services and was a corporate officer at OrthoLogic, a publicly traded biotechnology company. She started her career with Allstate Insurance Company.

Ms. Miller's career includes more than 25 years of experience in human resources and operations management in insurance, banking and wireless communications, aerospace, and technology distribution and services. She earned her executive master's degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She is certified by the Hudson Institute of Coaching. 

Ms. Miller received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University in 2010 and was inducted into the W.P Carey School Hall of Fame in 2013. In 2014, 2015 and 2017, she was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. 

Last updated February 19, 2019