Graybar Announces Executive Appointments

Jan 13, 2011 (05:01 PM EST)

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has appointed Bob Siegel to the position of vice president, product management.  This appointment follows the recent retirement of Bruce Judkins as vice president, electrical.

Siegel has been with Graybar for nearly 27 years and brings a wealth of experience into this new position.  Over the course of his career, he has held roles in customer service, sales, purchasing, information technology and product management, most recently serving as a senior national product manager at Graybar's corporate headquarters.

Graybar is also expanding the roles of two current executives.  Bill Mansfield, formerly vice president, industrial, will now serve as vice president, industrial and commercial.  Steve Stone, formerly vice president, comm/data, has been named vice president, electrical construction and comm/data, which includes all comm/data and utility customers.

"Increasing our value in the supply chain is critical to Graybar's success," said Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar's executive vice president and chief operating officer.  "These appointments are designed to drive long-term growth by positioning Graybar as the distributor of choice for both suppliers and customers in the markets we serve."

Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of nearly 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.

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