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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on November 16, 2018






Meeting Information




Meeting Type: Annual Meeting




For holders as of: September 18, 2018



Date: November 16, 2018     Time: 8:00 AM LST


Location:  Avnet, Inc.


2211 South 47th Street


Phoenix, AZ 85034










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Voting items




The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:


1.  Election of Directors


1a. Rodney C. Adkins


1b. William J. Amelio


1c. Michael A. Bradley


1d. R. Kerry Clark


1e. Brenda L. Freeman


1f. Jo Ann Jenkins


1g. Oleg Khaykin


1h. James A. Lawrence


1i. Avid Modjtabai


1j. William H. Schumann III


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4.


2.  Advisory vote on executive compensation.


3.  Approval of the Amended and Restated Avnet Employee Stock Purchase Plan (2018 Restatement).






4.  Ratification of appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 29, 2019.


NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.