Graybar Wins Corporate Governance Award

ST. LOUIS, November 9, 2015 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, was recently honored by Corporate Secretary Magazine with the 2015 Corporate Governance Award. Graybar earned the top spot in the Best Overall Governance for a Private Company category.

“Graybar is honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Graybar Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel Matt Geekie. “It recognizes our commitment to ethics, compliance and corporate governance, which is rooted in our employee ownership culture and our core values.”

The Corporate Governance Award recognizes the efforts made by an individual or team within a private company to formalize its governance. Areas of consideration include board structure and composition, financial disclosure and regulatory filings, adoption of best practices for subsidiary management and board recruitment and all other areas of the company’s governance operations.

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 more than 260 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 www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.

                                                     
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