Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has named Erin Lewin senior vice president and general counsel effective immediately. Lewin will report to Avnet Chief Executive Officer Rick Hamada and serve as a member of the Avnet Executive Board and Global Executive Council. She is responsible for leading Avnet’s global legal team and providing advice and guidance to the company’s business leaders.
“I feel very privileged to be a member of Avnet’s senior leadership team, our legal department and this leading company,” added Lewin. “I look forward to contributing to the success of our individual team members and the organization as a whole.”Lewin succeeds David Birk, who retired after serving as Avnet's general counsel since 1989. About Avnet Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com. (AVT_IR)