Gretchen Zech, SHRM-SCP

 Gretchen Zech, SHRM-SCP

​​​​Gretchen Zech, SHRM-SCP 

Gretchen Zech is senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Arrow Electronics, a global Fortune 120 technology solutions provider. A member of Arrow's executive committee, she leads the company's HR strategies, operations, technologies and business partnerships around the world.

Gretchen 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), Gretchen 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 and sits on the advisory board of the University of Colorado-Denver Business School. 


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