PHOENIX, Sep 23, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that its first quarter fiscal year 2009 earnings announcement is scheduled to be webcast live via the Internet at www.ir.avnet.com on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Avnet will issue a press release outlining its financial results followed by an interactive webcast at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 1:00 p.m. Central, 12:00 p.m. Mountain and 11:00 a.m. Pacific time (Arizona time).
Roy Vallee, Avnet's chairman and chief executive officer, and Ray Sadowski, Avnet's chief financial officer, along with other members of Avnet's senior management team, will comment on the Company's results and respond to participants' questions, which may be submitted via the Internet.
Please log on to the webcast at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the event to register and download any necessary software (RealPlayer or Windows Media Player). Additional financial information accompanying the webcast will also be available at www.ir.avnet.com.
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 and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2008, Avnet generated revenue of $17.95 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com. (AVT_IR)
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