|[January 02, 2013]
Avnet Velocity's Douglas Kent to Chair the Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Asia
SINGAPORE --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Douglas
Kent, global vice president of Avnet Velocity, will chair the Supply
Chain & Logistics Summit Asia in Singapore. The conference will
be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia, Singapore, on January 8 and 9. In
addition to hosting the event, Kent will discuss the top five trends
impacting the supply chain in 2013.
"As we look out at 2013 and beyond, there are some key trends that will
heavily influence the global supply chain," said Kent. "During the
conference, we will examine how these predictions will be realized, who
will be impacted and how this might change the game - from the product's
design to the products being delivered."
The Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Asia provides senior-level supply
chain executives with the knowledge they need to optimize their supply
chain management and logistics operations in Asia. The summit will
highlight best practices for business success, how to successfully enter
new markets, and how to profit by optimizing an existing Asian supply
bae while preempting and protecting business operations in a high risk
Avnet Velocity is a global supply chain solutions division of Avnet. He
has more than 25 years of experience in the development, marketing and
deployment of tailored supply chain solutions for companies across a
wide variety of industries. He also leads the Supply Chain Council's
High-Tech and Electronics Industry Group. Kent is one of a select few
SCOR® certified instructors.
To register for the Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Asia visit: http://www.sclasiasummit.com/
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Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic
components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers
globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the
world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by
providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the
fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7
billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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