Avnet honored with IBM Business Partner Top Contributor Award – Global Technology Services in Hong Kong

February 3, 2016 – Hong Kong – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has been awarded the IBM Business Partner Top Contributor Award - Global Technology Services. The award was presented at the IBM Hong Kong Channel Summit on January 21, 2016, and is the sixth consecutive year that Avnet has secured the award. This award recognizes Avnet Computer Service’s outstanding achievement in driving innovative solutions with the latest IBM technology for their customers across the region.
“2015 brought new opportunities to solution providers due to the cloud technology revolution as well as some challenges with the economic downturn,” said Alan Hui, general manager, Avnet Computer Service, Hong Kong and Macau. “We are proud to have the support and partnership of IBM, our loyal customers and our talented team, and look forward to driving further growth together. In order to achieve the Top Contributor Award yet again, Avnet Computer Service will continue to improve on our offerings and provide best-in-class solutions to customers.”
Avnet Computer Service, Hong Kong website: www.ats.avnet.com.hk
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About Avnet, Inc.
From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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  • Exchange: NYSE
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  • CEO: Bill Amelio
  • Global Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona
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