Würth Group Appoints New Canada CEO - Modern Distribution Management

Log In

Würth Group Appoints New Canada CEO

Company veteran Yana Popa takes over top leadership for Germany-based Würth's Canada operations.
Wurth
Author
Date

Würth Group — the world’s largest distributor of fasteners and other industrial supplies — has a new leader for its Canada division.

The Germany-based company shared May 10 that Yana Popa is now CEO of Wurth Canada. An 11-year company veteran, Popa joined Würth Canada in 2013 as Financial Controller, a position she held through the end of 2020. Since then, she served as Vice President of Finance and IT, along with responsibility for supply chain and several large projects.

Prior to Würth Canada, Popa was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young from 2007 to 2013. Her career began in architecture at Global Contract Furniture Corp. before she transitioned to organizational leadership.

Based in Guelph, Ontario, Würth Canada is branded as a distributor in the automotive, trucking, industrial supply/MRO and construction marketplaces.

As a whole, Würth Group posted a new high watermark for annual revenue in 2023 at $22.2 billion — up 2.3% vs. 2022. The company has approximately 87,000 employees worldwide across 80 countries of operation.

Related Posts

Share this article

About the Author
Recommended Reading
Leave a Reply

Leave a Comment

Sign Up for the MDM Update Newsletter

The MDM update newsletter is your best source for news and trends in the wholesale distribution industry.

Get the MDM Update Newsletter

Wholesale distribution news and trends delivered right to your inbox.

Sign-up for our free newsletter and get:

  • Up-to-date news in a quick-to-read format
  • Free access to webcasts, podcasts and live events
  • Exclusive whitepapers, research and reports
  • And more!

2

articles left

Want more Premium content from MDM?

Subscribe today and get:

  • New issues twice each month
  • Unlimited access to mdm.com, including 10+ years of archived data
  • Current trends analysis, market data and economic updates
  • Discounts on select store products and events

Subscribe to continue reading

MDM Premium Subscribers get:

  • Unlimited access to MDM.com
  • 1 year digital subscription, with new issues twice a month
  • Trends analysis, market data and quarterly economic updates
  • Deals on select store products and events

1

article
left

You have one free article remaining

Subscribe to MDM Premium to get unlimited access. Your subscription includes:

  • Two new issues a month
  • Access to 10+ years of archived data on mdm.com
  • Quarterly economic updates, trends analysis and market data
  • Store and event discounts

To continue reading, you must be an MDM Premium subscriber.

Join other distribution executives who use MDM Premium to optimize their business. Our insights and analysis help you enter the right new markets, turbocharge your sales and marketing efforts, identify business partners that help you scale, and stay ahead of your competitors.

Register for full access

By providing your email, you agree to receive announcements from us and our partners for our newsletter, events, surveys, and partner resources per MDM Terms & Conditions. You can withdraw consent at any time.

Learn More about Custom Reports

Request a Market Prospector Demo

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.