IRVINE, California, May 3, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Debra Westeen as Director, HR Solutions Center with Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; Theron Makley, Principal Consultant; and Chris Pring, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Brewer, “We presented a great slate of candidates that would be a strong fit for Arrow and its culture.  Ms. Westeen’s experience and leadership will be key for Arrow as our client continues to develop a long-term strategy that will drive operational performance for Arrow’s North America Human Resources shared services organization.”

Westeen was most recently the Director of Human Resources, Technology, Shared Services and Analytics for Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.  Prior to Sprouts, she served in various leadership roles with Zitter Health Insights, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and Binney & Smith (Crayola).  Westeen also served a number of years as a Principle with an Information Technology and Human Resources Consulting Business.

Westeen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan.

About Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.  Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries.  Learn more at

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