Robert J. Eck

Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Anixter International, Inc.

Robert J. Eck

Robert J. Eck

Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Anixter International, Inc.

Biography

Presently, Robert J. Eck occupies the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of Anixter France SARL. He is also on the board of Ryder System, Inc. and Marquette University. Mr. Eck previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer for Anixter, Inc. and Director at Anixter International, Inc. He received an undergraduate degree from Marquette University.

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Anixter International, Inc.
Anixter France SARL

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1017

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1959

Age

62

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Co-Founder at Equity Distribution Acquisition Corp.

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President at Marquette University

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Vice President & General Counsel at Marquette University

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Senior Advisor to the President & Corporate Secretary at Marquette University

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Chief Executive Officer at Ryder System, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sangfroid Advisors Ltd.

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Manager at KNOW Bio LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Winter Park Capital Co.

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Co-Founder at Equity Residential

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President at JAKK Holding Corp.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Anixter International, Inc.
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Member, Board of Directors at Elmhurst Art Museum

EAM IS A WELCOMING CENTER TO VIEW AND EXPERIENCE THE VISUAL ARTS OF OUR TIME. THE MUSEUM COMPLEX ENRICHES LIVES BY DEEPENING THE KNOWLEDGE OF ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, INCREASING THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE RELEVANCE OF VISUAL ART IN OUR SOCIETY AND SPARKING THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CREATIVITY.

Education
Bachelor's in Economics
Class of 1980

Marquette is a Catholic and Jesuit university in Milwaukee, Wis., dedicated to serving God by serving our students and contributing to the advancement of knowledge. Enrollment: Almost 8,300 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate and professional students; all states and 69 countries represented Undergraduate programs: 77 majors and 65 minors and pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine

Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
1989 - 2018

Anixter International Inc., founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE and is engaged in the distribution of communication and security products, electrical wire and cable products and fasteners and other small parts (“C” Class inventory components) through Anixter Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “Anixter” or the “Company”). The Company was formerly known as Itel Corporation, which was incorporated in Delaware in 1967. The Company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to innovative inventory management programs, more than 450,000 products and over $1.0 billion in inventory, over 220 warehouses with 7 million square feet of space, and locations in over 260 cities in more than 50 countries.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Anixter is a business partner. Even though its four specialized sales forces—Aerospace Hardware, Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable, Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions, and Fasteners—serve many diverse markets, their one common mission is to provide customized solutions that meet its customers’ diverse needs. Anixter combines its product offerings with unparalleled technological expertise and innovative Supply Chain Services. Whether it's providing products for a wind farm, data center or automotive manufacturing production line, Anixter brings this vast experience and expertise to every customer.

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$25K +
2016

Marquette is a Catholic and Jesuit university in Milwaukee, Wis., dedicated to serving God by serving our students and contributing to the advancement of knowledge. Enrollment: Almost 8,300 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate and professional students; all states and 69 countries represented Undergraduate programs: 77 majors and 65 minors and pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine

$10K +
2016

EAM IS A WELCOMING CENTER TO VIEW AND EXPERIENCE THE VISUAL ARTS OF OUR TIME. THE MUSEUM COMPLEX ENRICHES LIVES BY DEEPENING THE KNOWLEDGE OF ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, INCREASING THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE RELEVANCE OF VISUAL ART IN OUR SOCIETY AND SPARKING THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CREATIVITY.

$25K +
2015

Marquette is a Catholic and Jesuit university in Milwaukee, Wis., dedicated to serving God by serving our students and contributing to the advancement of knowledge. Enrollment: Almost 8,300 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate and professional students; all states and 69 countries represented Undergraduate programs: 77 majors and 65 minors and pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine

Political Donations
$1,000
2014

Former Secretary of State at Michigan Office of the Secretary of State

$1,000
2014

Senior Executive Vice President, External & Legislative Affairs at AT&T, Inc.

$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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Robert J. Eck is affiliated with Anixter International, Inc., Anixter France SARL

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