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Graybar Canada Appoints New EVP and General Manager

HALIFAX, N.S., Canada — Graybar Canada announced the retirement of Executive Vice President and General Manager, Brian Thomas, effective March 1, 2020. Upon his retirement, Jason Taylor will be appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager, assuming leadership of Graybar Canada.

Brian Thomas

Thomas started his career with Graybar Canada, and its predecessor Harris & Roome Supply, in 1987. Throughout his 39-year career in the electrical industry, Thomas held a variety of sales and senior management positions before being promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager in 2016. “I will miss the amazing people and the great culture we have here at Graybar Canada,” said Thomas about his retirement. “The effort our people put in everyday to meet our vision of being the best partner to our customers and suppliers makes me proud and honoured to have been able to lead here.”

Jason Taylor

Taylor began his career with Graybar Canada in 1996 and held many positions including customer service, finance, operations, and VP Central Canada before being named VP Atlantic Canada in 2017. In his 24 years with Graybar Canada, Taylor has proven to be a leader in the organization and looks forward to contributing to the success of the company. “Graybar Canada has thrived under Brian’s leadership; he leaves the company well positioned for future growth,” said Taylor. “I’m excited and feel privileged to lead our company while continuing to meet the high expectations of our customers, vendors and employees.”

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