Anixter’s Grubbs To Retire

Anixter International Inc. (Glenview, Ill.): Robert W. Grubbs will retire as president and chief executive officer at the end of June. He will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Robert Eck. Eck has been head of operations since September 2007. He has been with Anixter for 17 years. Grubbs worked 30 years for Anixter and has served as president and chief executive since 1998. Grubbs will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors.

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