Communications network infrastructure distributor Anixter (NYSE: AXE) has announced the appointment of Scott R. Peppet to the company's board of directors.
Peppet is a professor of law at the University of Colorado Law School, with expertise in contracts, negotiations, complex transactions, legal ethics, privacy law and technology. He was awarded the school's 2013 Jules Milstein Faculty Scholarship Award, as well as the 2010 Invited Scott Lecture and the 2002 Excellence in Teaching Awards.
“We look forward to the in-depth knowledge and new perspectives that Scott will bring to Anixter as we move forward and grow our business,” commented Sam Zell, chairman of Anixter’s board of directors. Scott’s outstanding record of leadership and deep experience in the legal field make him an outstanding addition to our board.”
Peppet has served on the board of directors of GP Strategies, White Plains, NY; previously Mr. Peppet was a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Senior Fellow on Negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Research Project. He has served as a member of the Investment Committee of Equity Group Investments since 2014 and the Ownership Committee of Equity International since 2012.
Peppet graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1996 where he served as the editor of the Harvard Law Review and co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review; and graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University in 1991.
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