Avnet Inc. (NASDAQ: AVT), Phoenix, AZ, has announced two executive leadership changes. MaryAnn Miller, senior vice president, chief human resources officer and global marketing & communications, has been promoted to chief administrative officer.
The company has also promoted Ken Arnold, vice president of human resources for the Americas, to senior vice president and chief people officer.
“MaryAnn has deep expertise across multiple disciplines, and her thoughtful perspective and balanced approach will serve Avnet well in her new role,” said Bill Amelio, Avnet CEO. “Ken’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the company, combined with his stellar reputation of high-integrity, passion for people, and collaborative approach will bring fresh new perspective and energy to our people management practices. These executive promotions are an important part of Avnet’s leadership succession process and demonstrate the depth of our talent pipeline.”