|By ACN Newswire||
|January 14, 2013 11:04 PM EST||
In his new role, Chan will be responsible for providing overall GIS leadership for Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific and oversee the GIS application and infrastructure team in Asia. He will also assume the responsibility of driving Avnet's operational excellence strategy in the region.
William Chu, President, Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific, is delighted to announce the appointment and comments, "We see Max as a great addition to our able and dedicated personnel in Asia. With a strong track record in business technology strategies, project management and complex system implementation, we look upon Max to helping us ensure that internal technology solutions are at their best and supporting our operational excellence and profitable growth objectives."
Chan has extensive experience in Asia as well as Americas and Europe, where he has held previous positions, thus, having the ability to integrate global processes sensibly with an Asian context.
Chan used to be Vice President, IT, Asia, Building Efficiency for Johnson Controls, during which, he has he has been instrumental in driving business technology strategy and transformation, technology innovation, as well as the deployment of major/complex systems, including SAP internally.
Born and raised in Malaysia, Chan has been living in Hong Kong for the past 13 years. He holds an MBA in Strategy Management and a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics.
About Avnet Technology Solutions
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com .
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