Graybar Names New Execs

Electrical, communications and data networking distributor says a dozen executives will assume new roles within the company starting in 2022.
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Graybar, a St. Louis-based electrical, communications and data networking distributor, said that a dozen executives will assume new leadership roles within the company starting next year.

According to Graybar, the following changes will take effect Jan. 1, 2022:

  • Bill Mansfield will take on a new role as senior vice president of strategy and business development. He is currently SVP of marketing and will continue to lead Graybar’s marketing organization in his expanded role.
  • David Meyer will take on a new role as VP of North American subsidiaries. He is currently VP and chief information officer.
  • Andy Ciccone will be VP and chief information officer. He is currently VP of comm/data and Commercial, Institutional and Government (CIG).
  • Brian Delaney will take on a new role as VP of marketing and strategic planning at corporate. He is currently district VP in Richmond.
  • Tom Twitty will be district VP in Richmond. He is currently district VP of business in the Southwest district.
  • Jeff Wanner will be district VP in the Southwest district. He is currently district VP of sales there.
  • Steve Cray will be district VP in California. He is currently district VP in Seattle.
  • Danna Stone will be VP of category management at corporate. She is currently district VP in St. Louis.
  • Andy Ipson will be district VP in St. Louis. He is currently VP of strategic accounts.
  • Vern Dirnberger will be VP of strategic accounts. He is currently strategic accounts national sales manager.
  • Rose McDaniel will take on a new role as VP of field operations and administration. She is currently director national operations.
  • Todd Mueller will take on a new role as VP of business transformation. He is currently VP of pricing.

“Graybar is investing in its future through acquisitions, technology, supply chain capabilities and people,” said Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar’s chairman, president and CEO. “For these investments to have a lasting impact, we need strong leaders with the knowledge and experience to move our company forward. These individuals are proven leaders, and I am confident that they will continue to make a positive difference for our company, our employees and all those we serve. We congratulate them and wish them success in their new roles.”

Graybar ranks No. 3 on MDM’s Top Distributors list for electrical, data and security distributors with $7.2 billion in 2020 revenue.

Earlier this week, the company acquired Metro Electric Supply and Metro Lighting, a Florida-based distributor that primarily serves homebuilders and contractors that specialize in residential, commercial and industrial projects.

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