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Sonepar USA Appoints New HR Leader

Reina Ohol has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Sonepar North America, the company said.
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On May 3, Sonepar Group subsidiary Sonepar USA announced that Reina Ohol has been promoted from Vice President of Human Resources for Sonepar Canada to Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Sonepar North America.

“Reina is recognized for her commitment to fostering a culture that develops high performing teams,” said Rob Taylor, President of Sonepar North America. “She’s done a great job positioning the HR team as a strategic business partner, advancing data driven decision making, developing upskilling and reskilling as well as young talent development programs. I am excited to see the expertise she will bring to help North America navigate the business challenges we face, while providing leadership on the many great initiatives our exceptional Human Resources team are currently working on.”

Ohol has more than 20 years of HR experienced and has worked for public global conglomerates and privately held organizations in Australia, India and Canada, Sonepar said. Her experience includes the hospitality, steel trading, healthcare, and food industries.

Gillian Gurney has been named Ohol’s successor as Vice President of Human Resources for Sonepar Canada. Gurney has worked for Canadian Tire, CGI, Sofina Foods Inc and most recently Wild Fork Canada.

Sonepar USA ranked No. 2 on MDM’s 2022 Top Electrical Distributors list.

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