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Transforming tech through diverse perspectives

Our deliberate and intentional approach to diversity and inclusion aims to increase the density of talent in our business. It also serves to build and sustain an inclusive, supportive and engaged culture where all employees feel respected, appreciated and valued for their uniqueness. That’s why we’re so committed to cultivating a daily work environment where employees thrive and bring their whole selves to our offices across the globe.

We want you to reach your full potential and contribute to Avnet’s long-term success. Our goal is to encourage new ways of thinking, collaboration and ingenuity. Because by leveraging diversity internally, we better understand and meet the technology needs of our customers.

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Our CEO on diversity and inclusion

“Avnet is committed to growing and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and engaged workplace culture that fosters respect, appreciation, and acceptance of all people.

Our intention is to advance a culture that values authenticity and discourages intolerance. To demonstrate our commitment, we are dedicated to a robust diversity and inclusion program.”

— Bill Amelio, Chief Executive Officer

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Diversity programs

At Avnet we value and encourage diversity. One of our great diversity programs is Avnet Rise. As part of this program you have opportunities to connect with women in our company like Linda:

“Avnet's RISE program is a great way to meet other women in the company and get to know each other on both a business and personal level. Networking with other women and gaining their perspectives about our business has enabled me to learn from their experiences.”
Linda L.
Sr. Director, Customer Operations
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Our CPO on diversity and inclusion

“As Chief People Officer, it's obvious that what makes me most proud of Avnet is our people. With so many different backgrounds, perspectives, and job functions it's no wonder we're a leading global technology company. In order to make Avnet as strong and versatile as it can be, we are committed to sharing values of diversity, equity and inclusion to achieve and sustain excellence in every aspect of our business. Our belief is that we can best promote excellence by attracting, developing and retaining a diverse group of employees and stakeholders by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success and providing opportunity and access to thrive. We also recognize that the responsibility for excellence, diversity and inclusion lies with all of us.”

— Ken Arnold, Chief People Officer