Avnet Velocity, the supply chain solutions unit of Avnet,
today announced that the Supply
Chain Council appointed Pascal Fernandez, vice president of Avnet
Velocity, EMEA, to its European leadership team. Based in Paris,
Fernandez will support the Supply Chain Council's high-tech supply chain
initiatives in Europe.
Pascal Fernandez, Vice President of Avnet Velocity, EMEA (Photo: Business Wire)
"The Supply Chain Council provides global organizations with education
and resources to ensure the efficient operation of their supply chains,"
said Pascal Fernandez, vice president, Avnet Velocity, EMEA. "I have
personally benefited from the Council's expertise, and appreciate the
opportunity to become a part of this talented and experienced leadership
team. We will continue to share insights about the supply chain
challenges facing the European market with Supply Chain Council members,
and work together to develop real-world solutions."
The European chapter of the Supply Chain Council represents member
interests in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The chapter organizes
training events throughout Europe, and the annual Supply Chain World
Europe conference and exposition. The leadership team povides guidance
on regional activities, as well as spearheading research projects and
"Pascal was selected for the Supply Chain Council's European leadership
team because of his unique perspective in the high-tech industry," said
Joseph Francis, Executive Director, Supply Chain Council. "His company,
Avnet, Inc., is one of the world's largest distributors of technology
products and services. Pascal's expertise in supply chain solutions,
logistics and global business process management will add considerable
value to our leadership team."
Fernandez is the vice president of Avnet Velocity, EMEA, a global supply
chain solutions division of Avnet. He is responsible for business
development, as well as implementing and managing supply chain solutions
for Avnet Inc.'s partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Having
started his career in electronics engineering, Fernandez has held
multiple positions in sales and marketing management within the
electronics industry, and has implemented numerous successful global
supply chain and logistics programs. He is also vice president of the
SPDEI, the French Electronics Distribution Trade Association.
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