Avnet announced the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Thomas Liguori, will be transitioning from Avnet to pursue opportunities in other sectors. Beginning Sept. 6, corporate executive Kenneth A. Jacobson, Avnet’s corporate controller, will succeed Liguori.
“Tom has made vital contributions to Avnet’s growth since joining our team in 2018. We thank him for his leadership and, together with Ken, building a high-quality finance organization,” Avnet CEO Phil Gallagher said.
Liguori will act as a senior advisor through March 2023 to assist with the transition.
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