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Headquarters: Glenview, IL
2010 Revenues: $3.88 billion
Change in Sales from 2009: 8.4%
Employees: 7,989 (global)
2010 Acquisitions: Clark Security Products & General Lock, San Diego, CA
Key Executives: President & CEO Robert J. Eck; Executive Vice President, Finance & CFO Dennis J Letham; Vice President Global Finance Ted A. Dosch
There's some debate as to whether Anixter belongs in the electrical distribution channel, says David Gordon, president of Channel Marketing Group, based primarily on its foundation of electronics. But the global company has focused much of its growth in the last few years on building out its presence in the electrical wire and cable end market, especially in the U.S. and Canada.
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