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Avnet appoints Oleg Khaykin to board

Staff Writer | Phoenix, Az., USA | May 24, 2018
Oleg KhaykinAvnet, a technology distributor, announced that Oleg Khaykin has been appointed to the company's board of directors.
Mr. Khaykin will also serve on the audit committee and the corporate governance committee.

Prior to joining Viavi, Mr. Khaykin served as a senior advisor at Silver Lake Partners.

Previously Mr. Khaykin had served as president and CEO, and as a member of the board of directors, at International Rectifier from 2008 until its acquisition by Infineon AG in 2015.

He has also served as Chief Operating Officer of Amkor Technology, Inc., a provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, and vice president of strategy and business development at Conexant Systems, Inc. and Mindspeed Technologies, Inc.

Mr. Khaykin was previously a member of the board of directors of Newport Corporation until its acquisition by MKS Instruments (2010-2016) and Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. (2007-2011).

Mr. Khaykin holds an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with High University Honors from Carnegie-Mellon.

He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Marvell Semiconductors.