Avnet Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
Rodney Adkins Elected Chairman; Veronica Biggins Retires; Brenda Freeman Joins Board
“Rod has a proven track record for leadership in the tech industry. I value the expertise and insight he has provided during his time on the Board. I look forward to working with him in the Chairman role to continue our momentum with a focus on driving growth and value to our shareholders,” said Schumann.
Newly elected to the Board, Freeman is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
at Magic Leap, a private company focused on virtual retinal displays.
Prior to Magic Leap, Freeman served as CMO for
“I want to welcome Brenda to Avnet’s Board of Directors. She brings a fresh perspective to the Board with her unique understanding of technology and creative design experience combined with her exceptionally strong background in broadcast marketing,” commented Schumann.
After 21 years of exemplary service to Avnet,
All changes to Avnet’s Board of Directors were effective immediately following the 2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting.
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