Avnet's Chairman of the Board Adopts Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced that Roy Vallee, its
Chairman of the Board, has established a Rule 10b5-1 plan (the "Plan")
to effect the orderly sale of a small portion of his future holdings of
Avnet common stock resulting from the potential exercise of options
granted in 2003. The Plan is scheduled to expire in October 2012 unless
earlier terminated pursuant to certain provisions under the Plan. Mr.
Vallee is in full compliance with the Avnet Stock Ownership Guidelines
for company executives, which require that he hold Avnet stock in an
amount at least equal to five times his annual base salary.
The trading plan is designed in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which provides an affirmative defense
against insider trading liability by permitting executives to buy or
sell their company's securities pursuant to a trading program that was
adopted when the executive was not in possession of material, non-public
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 by
providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the
fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5
billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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