Graybar, a distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics, has appointed Kathleen M. Mazzarella president as of June 1, 2012. At that time, current President and CEO Robert Reynolds Jr. will serve as executive chairman.
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Mazzarella currently serves as executive vice president and COO, a position she has held for the past year. In her new role, she will continue to set the direction for Graybar’s sales and marketing, while overseeing day-to-day operations of the overall business.
“As Chairman, President and CEO, Bob has done a remarkable job of leading the company,” Mazzarella said. “I have enjoyed working with him over the years and look forward to learning from his experience during this transition.”
Graybar also announced that Frank Hughes will retire as of Jan. 5, 2012, as president and CEO of Graybar Canada. Peter Horncastle has been with Graybar Canada since 1989.
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