Kevin Sellers has been named to the newly created role of vice president of corporate marketing and communications for Phoenix-based Avnet, a leading global technology distributor. In the position, he will guide Avnet’s corporate branding strategy and awareness efforts along with managing executive and employee communications, public relations, social media and the company’s digital presence.
Sellers served most recently as a managing director in the San Francisco office of Sard Verbinnen, a strategic communications advisory firm, and senior vice president of marketing and communications for Unilife, a medical device and technology company. He also spent 23 years at Intel in a variety of leadership positions.
Also, Roberta Bixhorn has joined Avnet as a human resources vice president responsible for leading its compensation and benefits Center of Excellence. She has more than 25 years of human resources experience, with expertise in global compensation and benefits, executive compensation and human resources information systems.