Avnet, Inc.
AVNET INC (Form: 4, Received: 01/04/2012 18:00:05)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

NOONAN FRANK R
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

AVNET INC [ AVT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O AVNET, INC., 2211 SOUTH 47TH STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

1/3/2012
(Street)

PHOENIX, AZ 85034
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   1/3/2012     A    3818   A $ 0   (1) 3818   D  
 
Common Stock                  1000   I   By Trust  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Director annual stock grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
NOONAN FRANK R
C/O AVNET, INC.
2211 SOUTH 47TH STREET
PHOENIX, AZ 85034
X



Signatures
Michael McCoy, by power of attorney 1/4/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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AVNET, INC.





LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

FOR SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS







Know all by these presents that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes

and appoints each of David R. Birk, Ray Sadowski, Jun Li and Michael McCoy, each acting individually, as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact, with full power and authority as hereinafter described on behalf of and in the name, place and stead of the undersigned to:



(1) prepare and execute Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments thereto)

with respect to the common stock of Avnet, Inc., a New York corporation (the

"Company"), and to file the same with the United States Securities and

Exchange Commission, any national securities exchanges and the Company, as

considered necessary or advisable under Section 16(a) of the Securities

Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder,

as amended from time to time (the "Exchange Act") and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

of 2002;

(2) seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the

undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in the Company's common

stock from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan

administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such

person to release any such information to the undersigned and approves and

ratifies any such release of information; and

(3) perform any and all other acts (including, but not limited to, the

filing of Form ID to obtain EDGAR Access Codes) which in the discretion of

such attorney-in-fact are necessary or desirable for and on behalf of the

undersigned in connection with the foregoing.

The undersigned acknowledges that:

(a) any documents prepared and/or executed by any of such attorneys-in-fact

on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this power of attorney will be in

such form and will contain such information and disclosure as such attorney-

in-fact, in his or her discretion, deems necessary or desirable;

(b) this power of attorney authorizes, but does not require, each such

attorney-in-fact to act in his or her discretion on information provided to

such attorney-in-fact without independent verification of such information;

(c) neither the Company nor any of such attorneys-in-fact assumes (i) any

liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the

requirements of the Exchange Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for

any failure to comply with such requirements, or (iii) any obligation or

liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of

the Exchange Act; and

(d) this power of attorney does not relieve the undersigned from

responsibility for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the

Exchange Act, including without limitation the reporting requirements under

Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act.

The undersigned hereby gives and grants each of the foregoing attorneys-in-

fact full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing

whatsoever requisite, necessary or appropriate to be done in and about the

foregoing matters as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned

might or could do if present, hereby ratifying all that each such attorney-

in-fact of, for and on behalf of the undersigned shall lawfully do or cause

to be done by virtue of this power of attorney.

This power of attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked

by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the Corporate Secretary

of the Company.



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this power of attorney to be

executed as of this 3rd day of November, 2011.





/s/ Frank R. Noonan



Signature









Frank R. Noonan



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