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Rexel Holdings USA announces promotions


Mitch Williams
Rexel Holdings USA announced that Mitch Williams was promoted to the position of senior vice president of Rexel Asia-Pacific. Williams previously served as senior vice president and CEO of Rexel Holdings USA’s Gexpro division. In his new role, Williams will report directly to the company’s CEO and Chairman of the Management Board in Paris, France.

Williams began his 21 year career with GE Supply/Gexpro in the sales department. He worked his way up through the company and, in 2007, he was appointed to the top position at Gexpro.


Jim Hibberd

Jim Hibberd, vice president of global sales and business development, has been promoted to replace Williams. Hibberd is now the senior vice president and general manager of Gexpro Electrical Distribution. He will report directly to Chris Hartmann, executive vice president and CEO of Rexel Holdings USA.

Hibberd has been with GE Supply/Gexpro since 1988. He joined the company through its Distribution and Services Leadership Program. After working in several positions with Gexpro, Hibberd joined GE Industrial Systems as president of GE Team Controls in 1998. In 2004, he returned to GE Supply/Gexpro.

“Both Mitch and Jim are outstanding leaders, who I am confident will continue to have a positive impact on the company’s global growth strategy,” Hartmann said.

In addition to these promotions, Rexel Holdings USA also announced that Bob Connors, vice president of Gexpro Services, will also report directly to Chris Hartmann.

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