Avnet Technology Solutions has announced that Sukh Rayat has been appointed senior vice president for UK and Ireland region, effective from 1st October. With 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Sukh has been with the company for over 13 years and during this time has assumed a number of key senior management roles, earning a first class reputation for his commercial acumen, high performance business management and employee engagement skills.
Sukh replaces John Toal, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities having joined Avnet Technology Solutions in July 2010 following the acquisition of Bell Micro.
“I would like to thank John for everything he has contributed over the last eight years he and I have worked together,” commented Graeme Watt, president, Avnet Technology Solutions, EMEA.
He continued by saying, “Looking ahead, the importance of performance in the UK market cannot be understated – it is the second largest market in the Avnet Technology Solutions’ global network and the largest in TS EMEA. With many new developments taking place, it is an extremely exciting time for Avnet TS as we continue to forge ahead with our strategy of delivering high value, profitable solutions and services to our customers. I’m pleased to welcome Sukh into his new role. He has the right skills to achieve our ambitious growth targets for the UK and Ireland.”