15 June, 2016 – SYDNEY – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has named Jennifer White as Human Resources Director for the Technology Solutions business in Australia and New Zealand. Jennifer will be responsible for helping Avnet attract, engage, develop and reward a diverse and highly-skilled team. Jennifer will also be focused on transforming the human resources function to become more strategic and agile to cater to the career development needs of employees and to support Avnet’s business objectives. She will report to KT Lim, vice president, human resources officer, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific.
“Jen is a proven strategic thinker, collaborative leader and a solid fit for Avnet’s people development strategy,” said Darren Adams, vice president and general manager, Avnet Technology Solutions, Australia and New Zealand. “She has deep experience around career development programs and change management processes that will enable our business to further evolve and embrace the ever-changing world of next-generation technology.
Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge and success to her new role with over 15 years of human resources experience behind her. This includes time in professional services, finance, FMCG and most recently not for profit. She was recognised nationally for her talent as HR Director of the Year, Best HR Strategic Plan and transforming an organisation to receive Employee of Choice accreditation.
About Avnet, Inc.
From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.