MDM’s quarterly survey in partnership with investment banking firm Baird reveals that distributor revenues decelerated sharply in 2Q but not as bad as feared at the beginning of the pandemic shutdown. One consensus among more than 550 participants: Distributors began rethinking the way they manage talent.
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.
MDM strengthens research and industry analysis capability with seasoned business writers return. Smith returns to MDM after a two-year stint in the outdoor equipment business media, where he reported on industry M&A, trend analysis, competitive landscape and corporate profiles. He previously was part of MDMs research and content team for nearly four years.
Caldwell Hart will be responsible for strategic procurement, operational purchasing and related services, reporting directly to Jayne Millard, chairman and co-CEO, and Kathleen Shanahan, co-CEO of the electrical and industrial distributor.
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