PHOENIX, Dec 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced it will host its 2008 Analyst Day at The Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 starting at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern) and concluding at 12:00 p.m., followed by a luncheon from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Presenting at the event will be Roy Vallee, Avnet's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Rick Hamada, Chief Operating Officer; Ray Sadowski, Chief Financial Officer; Harley Feldberg, President, Electronics Marketing; and John Paget, President, Technology Solutions.
Avnet will be providing the investment community with a webcast of the day's events. Information regarding the webcast will be posted to Avnet's website. Interested parties should log on to the Web site at www.ir.avnet.com 15 minutes prior to the start of the event to register and download any necessary software.
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)
SOURCE: Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc., Phoenix
Whitney Crutchley, 480-643-7394
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