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Avnet Inc.

Avnet is a FORTUNE 500 company and one of the world’s largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 115 countries. From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet brings products, services and solutions to customers that build, sell and use technology, globally.

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas is business region of Avnet Electronics Marketing, serving customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas offers leading design chain services combined with world-class supply chain services in support of the electronics industry. We distribute electronic components and embedded solutions from the industry's leading manufacturers. From design to delivery, we are a company that is dedicated to support across the board.

Chuck Delph, President, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas

Chuck Delph is president of Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM) in the Americas. He reports directly to Gerry Fay, president of Avnet EM global, and is a member of the global executive team. Mr. Delph is responsible for the entire components and embedded activities of the EM group in the region.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Delph served as senior vice president of sales for Avnet EM Americas, for seven years. He is a veteran of the electronics industry, and began his sales career working as a manufacturer’s representative in 1989. Mr. Delph got his start in distribution 1991 when he joined Custom Service Electronics, which would ultimately become a part of Kent Electronics. Avnet acquired Kent in 2001. During his time with Kent and Avnet, Mr. Delph served in sales and management positions with increasing levels of responsibility, including district manager for Avnet Kent Florida, IP&E regional manager, IP&E area director and Avnet EM Americas area director. He received the Avnet Chairman’s Award in 2011.

Corporate Facts

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Ticker Symbol: AVT
  • Sector: Technology
  • Founded: 1921 by Charles Avnet
  • Incorporated: 1955
  • Went Public: 1959
  • CEO: William Amelio
  • Global Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ
  • Employees Worldwide: 17,000
  • Corporate Website: www.avnet.com