Electronic components distributor Avnet Inc. (NASDAQ: AVT), Phoenix, AZ, appointed Oleg Khaykin to the company’s board of directors. He will also serve on the audit committee and the corporate governance committee. Khaykin is president and CEO of Viavi Solutions, Inc., a provider of network and service enablement solutions.
Separately, manufacturer Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT), Pittsburgh, PA, announced the election of Lorraine M. Martin to its board of directors, effective July 1. Martin recently retired as executive vice president and deputy of Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Rotary and Mission Systems.