Avnet Names New CFO
Phoenix-based Avnet, a leading global technology distributor and solutions provider, has named Tom Liguori as its new named chief financial officer. His start date is Jan. 29.
Liguori previously served as CFO at Advanced Energy Industries, where he helped transform the company into a top financial performer in the industry by streamlining the cost structure, implementing shared service centers, reducing working capital, upgrading the business systems and fostering a culture of continual improvement.
Earlie, he served as executive vice president and CFO of MFLEX, a global provider of flexible circuits and assemblies for smartphones and tablets, where he built and oversaw the finance and information technology teams during a period of high growth in the smartphone industry.
Promotion for Aspect SVP
Phoenix-based Aspect Software, a leading provider of native customer engagement, workforce management and self-service solutions, has appointed David Herzog to the role of senior vice president, worldwide partners.
In this position, he will be tasked with growing indirect sales, accelerating channel/business alliance partner growth and nurturing a global partner ecosystem. Previously, Herzog was the company’s senior vice president of cloud.
Tech Data Hires VP of Vendor Marketing
Anne Devine-Pride has been promoted to vice president of vendor marketing, enterprise solutions, Americas at Tech Data. In her role, she will lead the vendor marketing team and support the advanced solutions portfolio, including the design and execution of vendor and solutions-focused marketing strategies to drive vendor performance and growth.
Devine-Pride had been Tech Data’s director of vendor marketing, supporting IBM, NetApp and Riverbed. She joined the company nearly a year ago as part of its acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions business.