- Press Release
Avnet names Eddy Bergiers Regional Sales Director France and Benelux
Brussels, 5 March 2009:
Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), announces the appointment of Eddy Bergiers as regional sales director France and Benelux, effective immediately.
In his new role, Bergiers will be responsible for Avnet Technology Solutions business serving as the country manager for France as well as the regional sales director of Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands. He will report directly to Sukh Rayat, SVP sales, Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA. "Eddy's proven success in the IT Technology market and his experience in the region will serve us well going forward. He will help our business partners to accelerate their success by creating and delivering effective solutions that address the business challenges of end-user customers," Rayat said. "Eddy and his dedicated team will strengthen our market position in France and increase our service and solutions offering across the region."
Bergiers has been sales director of the IBM Business Group for Avnet Technology Solutions France since August 2008. Before Avnet, Bergiers served as country manager Benelux for Bell Microproducts for more than seven years. In 2005, he was recognized by Bell Microproducts with the Sales Excellence Award Europe. Prior to Bell Micro he served as the Belgium country manager for International Computer Products.
About Avnet Technology Solutions
Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. As a global technology sales and marketing organization, Avnet Technology Solutions has sales divisions focused on specific customer segments and a select line card strategy enabling an exceptional level of attention to the needs of its customers and suppliers. For fiscal year 2008, the group served customers in more than 30 countries and generated US $7.6 billion in annual revenue. Visit: www.ts.avnet.com/emea/
Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2008, Avnet generated revenue of $17.95 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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Avnet Technology Solutions, EMEA
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