Graybar Appoints Two New Senior Vice President Positions

Company focuses on enhancing strategic market alignments

ST. LOUIS, March 20, 2008 - Graybar, one of the nation's leading distributors of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics logistics services, approved at a recent board meeting the appointment of two new senior vice president positions.

Further enhancing market alignments, Richard D. Offenbacher will now serve as the senior vice president – sales and marketing, electrical, and Kathleen M. Mazzarella will fill the position of senior vice president – sales and marketing, comm/data. In their new roles, Offenbacher and Mazzarella will drive strategic development initiatives and continue to create growth plans with leading suppliers.

"We are pleased to announce Dick and Kathy's new roles and are confident in their ability to create innovative solutions for our customers and suppliers," said Robert A. Reynolds Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of Graybar. "Their strategic focus, experience and commitment to these key markets positions Graybar well for continued growth."

Most recently, Offenbacher served as senior vice president – sales and marketing, and Mazzarella was senior vice president – human resources and strategic planning.