Thomas Liguori, formerly chief financial officer of semiconductor manufacturing company Advanced Energy Industries,Â has been named CFO of electronic components distributorÂ Avnet in a move slated to take effect Jan. 29.
He will succeedÂ Ken Jacobson, who has served as Avnet’s CFO on an interim basis since August, andÂ will report directly to CEO Bill Amelio,Â the company said Thursday.
Jacobson concurrently serves as controller of the company and aims to helpÂ Liguori transition into the latter’s new role.
Liquori, a more than 30-year finance and operations veteran,Â previously held the CFO position at MFLEX,Â Iomega, Channell Commercial and Dole Food‘s European arm.
His career also includes time as VP for finance/corporate staff atÂ Teledyne, manager of management consulting atÂ DeloitteÂ and financial management program and manufacturing cost manager at Honeywel InternationalÂ (NYSE: HON).
He holds a bachelorâs degree in business administration from Boston University and aÂ master’s degree in finance from Arizona State University.