Graybar Appoints Bill Mansfield Vice President, Industrial Market

ST. LOUIS, March 17, 2010 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, recently appointed Bill Mansfield to the position of vice president, industrial market.

Mansfield has been with Graybar for more than 22 years, and has successfully served in several management roles at the corporate, regional and branch levels, most recently as director of comm/data sales for the company’s St. Louis region. His background includes experience in automation, industrial networking, intelligent building design and energy management. He has a bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

"We see significant long-term opportunities for Graybar in the industrial market and believe that it can strategically impact the growth of our business," said Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar's senior vice president of sales and marketing. "With his broad experience and proven leadership skills, Bill provides the vision and direction to help Graybar expand its business with industrial customers."