The association says it has hired ABB Optical Group and DHL executive Bart Tessel as chief innovation officer.
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Steve Short will lead US LBM’s building materials sourcing and procurement strategy and supply chain operations, the company said.
The manufacturer/distributor says Don Freeman and Kevin Blossom have been promoted to president positions.
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It comes just after the company announced the closing of its merger with TestEquity and Gexpro Services and a May 1 CEO succession.
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The industrial distributors Director of Organizational Development Cory Calderon sees a post-pandemic future with a hybrid remote/onsite work environment, contingent upon scalable software applications and technology upgrades.
If you're a distributor in America today, youve got to get digital quick, says John Caplan, president, North America and Europe, Alibaba.com, who spoke on last weeks MDM Live about why digital has become imperative for distributors to compete.
Four critical actions to take for an effective transition of sales teams to this new environment include reassurances about compensation, addressing performance gaps, elevating customer conversations and training on new customer interactions.