Executive Leadership

Michael J. Long, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer


Michael J. Long is chairman, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Prior to being named CEO in May 2009, Long served as president and chief operating officer (COO) of Arrow, with responsibility for all of the company’s operations and business units.

Before that, Long served as senior vice president of Arrow and president of the company’s Global Components business with responsibility for overseeing Arrow’s semiconductor, passive, electromechanical and connector products and services businesses worldwide.

Long has been with Arrow since 1991 when Arrow merged with Schweber Electronics, a company where he held various leadership roles from 1983 to 1990. In 1994, Long was president, Capstone Electronics, an Arrow company, and from 1995 to 1999, he was president, Gates/Arrow Distributing. From 1998 to 2005, Long was president and COO, Arrow North American Computer Products (now Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions). As a result of his success in running and growing this business, Long was named one of Computer Reseller News' “Top 25 Executives” in 2002 and 2004. Long also served as president, North America and Asia/Pacific components.

Long holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin and attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He is active in the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global peer networking group. He serves on the Board of Directors of AmerisourceBergen.

Matt Anderson, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer


Matt Anderson is senior vice president and chief digital officer for Arrow Electronics, Inc. Anderson has responsibility for leading Arrow's web and digital strategy.

Anderson joined Arrow in 2014 from Hibu, Inc. where he was chief digital officer and general manager of the company’s digital business. He also served as partner and vice president of consumer media and tech practice at Booz & Company Consulting. As the leader of the global e-commerce practice, Matt worked extensively with many e-commerce leaders and SaaS businesses such as Dell.com, Gilt.com, FedEx Office, United Internet AG and 1&1 Internet.

Anderson holds a bachelor's degree in both economics and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

Sean J. Kerins, President, Global Enterprise Computing Solutions


Sean Kerins serves as president of Arrow’s global enterprise computing solutions business providing data-center solutions, services and support to solution providers and their customers. Kerins brings more than 25 years of corporate, international management and sales experience.

Kerins most recently served as president of the North American region for Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business. He joined Arrow in 2007 as vice president of North American storage and networking for the enterprise computing solutions segment.

Prior, Kerins spent 10 years at EMC, serving as vice president of the North American client solution leads practice in addition to a variety of other key sales operations, marketing and professional services roles around the world. Also, Kerins held progressively senior roles with Coopers & Lybrand Consulting, and he served as an industrial engineer with General Motors.

Kerins holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Andy King, President, Global Components


Andy King serves as president of Arrow’s global components business providing semiconductors, passive electromechanical components, and other products. Coupled with a range of services, these solutions and tools help industrial and commercial customers introduce innovative products, reduce time to market, and enhance their overall competitiveness.

King has over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, and most recently served as president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for Arrow’s global components business. Previously, King served as Arrow’s vice president of sales in the EMEA region, and vice president of engineering and marketing with overall responsibility for Arrow’s supplier business relations and engineering services strategies in that region.

Prior to rejoining Arrow, King served as president of Premier Farnell Europe and global head of the electronic design engineering segment.

Before joining Premier Farnell, King was vice president of sales development for Arrow Electronics Europe.

Chuck Kostalnick, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer


Chuck Kostalnick is senior vice president and chief supply chain officer for Arrow Electronics, Inc. His responsibilities include operational excellence and maximizing growth in the company’s global sustainable technology solutions and supply chain services organizations.

Kostalnick rejoined Arrow in 2015 as president of Arrow’s global sustainable technology solutions business. Prior to this role, he served as chief business officer and executive vice president for Sanmina Corporation, as well as a variety of leadership and sales positions at Avnet and Bell Micro. Before that, he served in sales leadership roles at Arrow from 1999 to 2005.

Kostalnick holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Vincent P. Melvin, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


Vincent Melvin is senior vice president and chief information officer of Arrow Electronics, Inc., with responsibility for managing the company's global information technology systems, real estate, and operations. Melvin joined Arrow in 2006 and has led many transformational projects across Arrow’s global business. He is responsible for all of Arrow’s global technology operations, development and support functions and participates actively with internal and external customers and suppliers. He is focused on delivering differentiated value and capability across Arrow's complete range of electronics and technology lifecycle services.

Prior to Arrow, Melvin was executive vice president and chief information officer of Sanmina-SCI, Inc., a leading electronics manufacturing services provider. He started his career with IBM where he held various leadership and technical roles in information technology, supply chain logistics, and sales.

Melvin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Trinity College and a Master of Science degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He currently serves on the board of the Colorado Technology Association.

M. Catherine Morris, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer


M. Catherine Morris is senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Arrow Electronics, Inc., where she leads strategic initiatives for the company, including global merger and acquisition activity.

With nearly 30 years of experience in computer products and electronic components distribution, Morris has held a number of senior leadership roles at Arrow. She most recently served as president of Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions segment, and she is the past vice president of Arrow’s North American support services operations; vice president of finance and support services for the enterprise computing solutions business; and vice president of corporate development. Morris has been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Diversity Council and CRN magazine naming Morris as one of the most powerful women in the technology industry.

Morris came to Arrow in 1994 through its acquisition of Anthem Electronics, where she was vice president of finance and corporate controller. Prior to joining Arrow, Morris held various financial leadership roles in the banking and manufacturing industries.

Morris serves on the Board of Directors of Zayo Group Holdings, and she is a member of the Global Leadership Council at Colorado State University and the YWCA's Society of Women Achievers. She received her bachelor's degree in finance from Colorado State University and completed Harvard Business School's General Management Program.

Chris Stansbury, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Chris Stansbury is senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Arrow Electronics, Inc. He is responsible for leading the company’s global finance organization, and serves as a member of the company's executive committee. Stansbury joined Arrow in 2014 as vice president and chief accounting officer.

Stansbury has extensive finance leadership experience at multinational corporations across several industries. Before joining Arrow, he served as CFO for the Networking Group of Hewlett-Packard. Prior to HP, he held finance positions of increasing responsibility at PepsiCo.

Stansbury holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Gretchen K. Zech, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer


Gretchen Zech is senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Arrow Electronics, Inc. A member of Arrow's executive committee, she leads the company's HR strategies, operations, technologies and business partnerships around the world.

Zech joined Arrow in 2011 from Dex One, having served as their senior vice president and chief human resources officer since 2006. Before joining Dex, she was the HR group vice president at Gartner, responsible for several of the organization's global businesses and corporate groups. Her previous roles also include HR leadership positions with Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea, Bloomingdale's, Best Buy and Johnson Controls.

A Society for Human Resource Management senior certified professional (SHRM-SCP), Zech holds a bachelor's degree in human resource management from The University of Michigan. She serves as a member of the SHRM board of directors.