Tech firm led by Amelio '79 named to 'Most Admired," "Most Ethical" lists

Fortune magazine has named Avnet among the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2019. This marks the 14th time the global technology solutions provider, led by Lehigh alum Bill Amelio '79, has been recognized by Fortune for its strong reputation. Based on a survey of executives, directors and analysts, Avnet ranks among the most admired companies in the category of “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment.”

Sandy Stelling ’91 leads 'gold standard' merger for Alaska Airlines

Airline industry veteran Sandy Stelling ’91 is being credited with leading the “gold standard” of airline mergers. Stelling, who studied mechanical engineering at Lehigh University and later worked on the team that designed the Boeing 777, is managing director of process engineering for Alaska Airlines, which acquired Virgin America in 2016 and completed the complex integration in April 2018.