Avnet Technology Solutions, the sales and marketing arm of electronics components distributor Avnet Inc., reported Wednesday that it has promoted Jeff Bawol to president of its Americas division, effective immediately. Avnet Technology Solutions said Bawol will oversee its day-to-day operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico and will report to John Paget, global president. Avnet Technology Solutions noted that Bawol has worked nearly 30 years at Avnetó10 with the Technology Solutions group and 19 with Avnet's Electronics Marketing arm. Since 2003, he has served as senior vice president and general manager of Avnet Technology Solution's Americas Enterprise Software and Storage Solutions group. Avnet is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz.