02. WESCO International - Top Electrical Distributors
Headquarters: Pittsburgh, PA
2017 Revenue: $7,679,000,000
16:17 Change: 4.68%
2016 Revenue: $7,336,000,000
WESCO’s 4.7 percent growth in overall sales was a “return to growth,” in the words of John Engel, chairman, president & CEO. In addition, he was pleased with a strong start to 2018.
“We are pleased with … our positive business momentum to start this year. We expect favorable economic conditions and positive growth in our end markets to continue in 2018,” Engel explained.
In his end –of-year remarks, Engel singled out the WESCO workers who were especially active during natural disasters in 2017. “I am very proud of the extra effort demonstrated by all WESCO associates in serving our customers last year, particularly in support of the Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria recovery efforts,” he said.
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