President of Avnet United and Velocity at Avnet
1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020
Lynn Torrel is responsible for Avnet’s semiconductor supplier relationships on a worldwide basis. She is chartered with optimizing supplier strategies and business plans within Avnet. In addition, she provides oversight of all key semiconductor initiatives that can be linked cross-regionally as best practices globally.
Lynn previously held the position of senior vice president of global supply chain and strategic accounts. In this role, Lynn was responsible for Avnet United, the global business arm of Avnet Electronics Marketing, providing best-in-class service to the world’s largest contract manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers. She also had responsibility for Avnet Velocity, Avnet’s vehicle for non-traditional (TAM-level) supply chain solutions.
Lynn has worked in the electronics industry for 21 years, honing her skills at managing complex global relationships.
Lynn holds an MBA from Arizona State University and received the 2010 W.P. Carey Student Leadership Award. Lynn is an innovative and results-oriented leader with a proven track record in managing complex customer and supplier requirements.