Arrow Electronics has named Kirk Schell as the new president of the company’s global components business.
Schell joins Arrow from Dell Technologies, where he was Senior Vice President for online business-to-business sales.
“Kirk comes to Arrow with a strong record of success across the technology industry,” said Sean Kerins, Arrow’s Chief Operating Officer. “We look to Kirk to build upon the growth of our components business under David’s strong stewardship.”
Schell’s career involves positions of increasing leadership at Dell, including senior vice president of the Asia-Pacific region, as well as leading the displays and commercial client groups.
Schell succeeds David West, who will support Arrow’s Chief Operating Officer Sean Kerins (who has been named president and CEO, effective June 1) and Schell in an advisory capacity. Schell reports to Kerins.
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