Acklands-Grainger Taps New President
Grainger, Chicago, IL, North American industrial distributor, announced that Court Carruthers, 34, has been named president of its Canadian subsidiary, Acklands-Grainger Inc. Carruthers' new responsibilities include growing and improving Grainger's business operations in Canada, which had sales of $428 million USD for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2006.
"We have a tremendous opportunity to improve our branch network and supply chain network so that we enhance service to customers across the provinces," said Y.C. Chen, Grainger's Group President in charge of Mexico and Canada.
Carruthers joined Acklands-Grainger in 2002 as vice ...