Avnet Inc. has named Philip Gallagher the global president for Avnet Technology Solutions, taking over the position from John Paget.
Avnet distributes computer products, embedded systems, semiconductors, interconnects, passives, electromechanical, RF and microwave components. Its technology solutions group is the sales and marketing organization for Avnet.
Gallagher will assume responsibility for strategic decisions and performance of Avnet in March. He has been with Avnet for 26 years, and is currently the president of Avnet Electronics Marketing.