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Graybar Announces Trio of Leadership Changes

The changes were announced a day after Graybar's acquisition of a Chicago-area electrical distributor.
Indianapolis - Circa August 2022: Graybar electrical and telecommunications equipment distributor. Graybar is an employee-owned corporation.

Electrical, communications and data networking products distributor Graybar announced Dec. 20 a trio of executive leadership changes. Tom Twitty has been named Senior Vice President – Supply Chain Management, David Bender has been appointed as a Regional Vice President and Brian Delaney will move into the role of Vice President – Subsidiaries.

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Twitty, who currently serves as District Vice President in Graybar’s Richmond district, will move into his new role April 1, 2023. As Senior Vice President – Supply Chain Management, Twitty will lead Graybar’s strategies for “delivering an exceptional customer experience and supporting profitable growth” through the company’s operational platform, service capabilities and logistics network, according to a news release.

Bender is currently Vice President – Business Performance and moves into his new role Jan. 1, 2023. As Regional Vice President, Bender will oversee Graybar’s Minneapolis, St. Louis, Dallas, Seattle, Southwest and California districts.

Delaney moves into his role as Vice President – Subsidiaries, where he’ll oversee Graybar’s U.S.-based subsidiaries, on Jan. 1. Delaney currently serves as Vice President – Marketing and Strategic Planning.

“Graybar continues to make strategic investments in acquisitions, technology and supply chain capabilities, all of which are designed to position the company for many more years of success,” Graybar president and CEO Kathleen Mazzarella said. “Tom, David and Brian are proven leaders who will translate these investments into positive results for the company and those we serve. We congratulate them and wish them success in their new roles.”

Graybar, which ranked No. 3 on MDM’s 2022 Top Electrical, Data & Security Distributors list, announced the promotions a day after its acquisition of CX Connexion, an electrical distributor in the Chicago area.

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