CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that its Chief Compliance Officer Carine Jean-Claude was named a “Women Worth Watching” by the Profiles in Diversity Journal. She will be featured in the Journal’s upcoming summer 2015 issue, along with this year’s other “Women Worth Watching” award winners.
“Carine leads Arrow’s efforts to conduct our global business to the highest legal and ethical standards, and we are truly fortunate to have someone with her character and expertise in this role,” said Cathy Morris, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Arrow Electronics. “The professional success that Carine has achieved through hard work, determination and her incredible ‘can-do’ attitude is a great example to women everywhere.”
Carine joined Arrow in 2000 as a legal generalist and went on to become Arrow’s chief compliance officer. In this role, Carine is responsible for Arrow’s compliance with all laws, regulations and company policies, and she advises senior business leaders on all aspects of employment law. She also formulates and implements training on various company policies and procedures, including the Arrow Worldwide Code of Conduct and Ethics. Carine is the recipient of several distinguished awards, including the YWCA’s Salute to Women Leaders.
Born in Haiti, Carine and her family moved to Chad, Central Africa and then to the U.S., where Carine earned her B.S. in finance and from New York University’s Stern School of Business and her J.D. from Boston University. Carine remains firmly committed to helping the people of Haiti, where she maintains a strong community connection.
Winners of the annual Women Worth Watching award represent corporations, government agencies and nonprofits from across North America and Europe. They were nominated by their employers for their passion, their potential and their positive influence both inside and outside the workplace. Since the Award's inception in 2002, nine winners have gone on to assume the role of CEO in Fortune 1000 organizations.
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) 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 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.
About Profiles in Diversity Journal
Profiles in Diversity Journal® is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, higher education, and military sectors. For more than 16 years, the publication has helped to stimulate organizational change by showcasing the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and committed individuals that are making it happen. For more information, visit www.diversityjournal.com.