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Rexel Names New CEO of Rexel North America

The new position combines the CEO roles for Rexel Holdings USA and Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.

Paris, France-based electrical distributor Rexel has appointed Brian McNally to the newly-created position of executive vice president and CEO of Rexel North America, effective Aug. 1, 2014.

In this role, McNally will be a member of Rexel’s Executive Committee and be in charge of Rexel’s operations in North America, encompassing both the U.S. and Canadian businesses, which represent about one-third of the Rexel’s total sales.

This leadership change comes in the wake of the previously announced decision by Chris Hartmann, executive vice president and CEO of Rexel Holdings USA, to leave the company, as well as Jeff Hall’s recent decision to retire as senior vice president and CEO of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.

McNally joins Rexel from Arrow Electronics Inc., a global provider of electronic products, services and solutions for industrial and commercial end-users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

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