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Phil Gallagher

Electronic Components
Avnet, Inc.
United States of America


Phil Gallagher is president of Avnet’s electronic components business. He leads the company’s broadline distribution business globally with three regional presidents reporting to him -- spanning the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Gallagher also has responsibility for supplier management, global procurement and supply chain services teams. Gallagher reports directly to CEO William Amelio. Gallagher began his career with Avnet in 1983 and has held executive leadership positions in sales, marketing and operations during his 30-year career with the company. He has served as president of both of Avnet’s business operations, the electronics component business for the Americas from 2004 to 2009, and the IT business globally from 2009 - 2014. A past president of the National Electronics Distributors’ Association (NEDA), now the Electronic Components Industry Association, Gallagher received one of the organization’s highest honors, the Gail S. Carter Award, in 2009. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University.

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