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Arrow Co-President Leaves Company

Gilroy was here...but not anymore

That's the message from Arrow Electronics, which announced in a press release today that Kevin Gilroy, co-president of the Melville, N.Y.-based supplier's Enterprise Consulting Solutions business, has left he company to "pursue other interests."

Andrew S. Bryant, who formerly served as COO of a Phoenix law firm as well as president of Avnet Inc.'s Avnet Logistics operation, will take over as Arrow ECS president on April 21, the press release said.

M. Catherine Morris, who had been, along with Gilroy, co-president of ECS, will take over as Arrow's chief strategy officer, reporting to Arrow President and COO Michael J. Long. Bryant will also report to Long.

Gilroy was a short-timer at Arrow, having just been appointed to the ECS co-president post in January 2007. Arrow didn't specify a reason for his departure beyond the pursuit of "other interests." A quote attributed to Long in the press release said, "We thank Kevin for his contributions to the success and growth of ECS, and wish him well in his new endeavors."

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