Avnet Electronics Marketing Appoints SVP of Global Embedded Business

Ed Smith appointed to newly created role to advance Avnet's global embedded strategy.

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of technology distributor Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT), Phoenix, AZ, has appointed Ed Smith to a new role as senior vice president of Avnet embedded solutions globally, effective July 3.

Smith, who will assume a global embedded leadership role full-time, will continue reporting directly to Gerry Fay, president, Avnet Electronics Marketing, worldwide. In his new role, Smith will be responsible for Avnet’s global embedded strategy and growth plans. He will continue to lead the EM Americas region until the conclusion of Avnet’s fiscal year 2016.

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