Leadership Team

Nick Verykios

Managing Director

Nick has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years in a career spanning entrepreneurship, marketing, product development, sales, and general management. Nick joined Arrow in 2014, as a part-owner, along with entrepreneur and former part-owner, Scott Frew.  Before that, Nick was the managing director and chief strategist at LAN Systems. He founded 1World Systems and held senior marketing positions with NetComm, Mobex, and Hawker Pacific.

Nick was inducted into the ARN IT Industry Hall of Fame in 2012 and was named IT Executive of the Year at the 2013 CEO Magazine Executive of the Year Awards and 2014 NSW Owner Manager of the Year at the Australian Institute of Management Excellence Awards.

Following the acquisition of Distribution Central by Arrow Electronics in 2016, Nick continues to lead the business as managing director.

Andrew Vaughan

Andrew Vaughan

Finance Director

Andrew started his journey with Arrow in 2008 and helped to manage the company’s transition from a fast-growing entrepreneurial business to a corporate entity.

Andrew began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he gained an insight into businesses across different industries. He then moved to Legal & General where he held a number of financial and operational roles. After nine years, he moved to ORIX where he was finance and administration director for seven years.

Today, Andrew sits on the Board of Directors along with Nick Verykios, whilst maintaining his role as finance director to the company.

Andrew Assad

Sales Director

Andrew is Arrow’s Sales Director, responsible for all ANZ sales and engineering teams. Andrew has worked extensively in the engineering plastics industry in positions including production manager, ISR, business development manager, and national sales manager.

Andrew joined Arrow in 2005 as a Channel Account Manager. After progressing through roles as a Business Unit Manager and APAC General Manager, Andrew’s role as Sales Director sees him drive the sales success of our business.

Carineh Grigorian

Marketing Director

Carineh has worked at Arrow for eight years in various marketing roles. As the now Marketing Director, Carineh is responsible for driving Arrow’s corporate, digital, social and content marketing strategies, in addition to vendor product marketing and talent development.

Carineh began her career in media monitoring, before moving into a marketing role at Carrington Group, a niche property developer and real estate agency.

Lisa Stockwell

Marketing Director

As Marketing Director, Lisa is responsible for all areas of corporate marketing for Arrow and channel marketing for Arrow’s vendor portfolio. She is instrumental in driving new vendor adoption through Arrow’s Technology Expansion Plan and plays a key role in the development of programs and processes to benefit all partners across the IT ecosystem.

Lisa began her career in IT in 1991 has since progressed into senior marketing roles in IT, focusing on business planning and strategy development across the channel.

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