Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., today announced the appointment of Ravi Kichloo to lead the global Business Migration Team. In this critical role, Kichloo will assist Avnet’s growing number of customers seeking cross-regional support for design- and manufacturing-based activities. Kichloo is a 28-year veteran of the electronics industry, spending the past 15 years at Avnet. Kichloo adds this area of responsibility to his existing role as senior vice president of global semiconductor business development, where he manages worldwide semiconductor manufacturer relationships for Avnet. Kichloo reports to Harley Feldberg, president of Avnet Electronics Marketing.
“As our business continues to evolve, Avnet is steadfast in our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers – regardless of geographic boundaries,” said Harley Feldberg, president of Avnet Electronics Marketing. “Ravi’s extensive international experience, combined with his strong relationships with our global suppliers, will take Avnet’s business migration efforts to the next level.”
Kichloo has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India.
About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.