Richard Hamada


Mr. Hamada, age 63, previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Avnet, Inc., an electronic components distributor, from July 2011 until July 2016. Since 2014, Mr. Hamada has served on the board of directors of Keysight Technologies, Inc., a test and measurement equipment provider, and is a member of Keysight’s Compensation and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Hamada previously served on the boards of directors of Avnet, Inc. and Global Technology Distribution Council, and served as the board chair of National Education Partners, and as a member of the board of trustees of National University. Mr. Hamada was named to Computer Reseller News’ Top 25 Most Influential Channel Executives three times. The Company believes Mr. Hamada’s numerous management positions and director experience provide him with extensive sales, marketing and management knowledge, all of which make him well qualified to serve on the Board.