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Avnet Electronics Marketing Names Greg Frazier Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Services, Worldwide

Monday, July 26, 2004 1:29 pm MST

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PHOENIX

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market not identified:
AVT
"Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing plays an integral role within the overall components supply chain, beginning with our suppliers and extending through our customers"
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2004--Avnet Electronics Marketing, the largest operating group of Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) and global distributor of electronic components and services, announces that Greg Frazier has been named to a global supply-chain role. "Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing plays an integral role within the overall components supply chain, beginning with our suppliers and extending through our customers," said Harley Feldberg, president of Avnet Electronics Marketing, in making the announcement. "In many cases, the supply chain is expanding cross-regionally, significantly increasing its complexity. Reporting to me, Greg will actively participate in activities with customers and suppliers who are designing their competitive supply-chain strategies for the future. Greg's efforts will help us, along with our customer and supplier partners, as we implement the most efficient solution together."

A 27-year Avnet veteran, Frazier has held a variety of posts, which prepared him well for these expanded responsibilities. Most recently he served as executive vice president of Avnet Supply Chain Services, a branch of Avnet Electronic Marketing Americas, which includes Avnet Integrated Material Services (IMS), Avnet Promiere, Avnet Supply Network Services and the Avnet EMS (electronics manufacturing services) sales channel. Prior to his current role, Frazier served as president of Avnet IMS, the business unit he established.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing

Avnet Electronics Marketing, the largest operating group of Avnet Inc. distributes semiconductors, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components from leading manufacturers. The company markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing serves customers in 63 countries. Visit www.em.avnet.com/.

Contact:

Avnet Electronics Marketing
Jennifer Read, 480-643-2931
Jennifer.read@avnet.com

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Greg Frazier, executive VP, Avnet Supply Chain Services, Worldwide (Photo: Business Wire)