Graybar Electric Co. (St. Louis): Jeff Netherton is now V.P., product management and Garry Acker has been appointed V.P. business development, effective July 1. Netherton currently serves as director, corporate real estate, a position he has held since 2010. Since joining Graybar 22 years ago, he has advanced through a diverse series of roles, including branch management, strategic planning, strategic accounts and field operations. He has a BA in business adminstration from Missouri State University and a MBA from Washington University. In his new position he will be responsible for collaborating with Graybar’s suppliers to drive profitable growth.
Acker currently serves as V.P., product management, a position he has held since 2012. He joined Graybar in 1980 and has successfully worked in sales, marketing, branch management and strategic accounts. In his new post he will focus on strategically growing Graybar’s business with one of the company’s largest suppliers, Schneider Electric.