Today, North American electrical, communications and data networking solutions distributor Graybar announced in a press release that effective April 1, 2023, Andy Ciccone has been named as the company's district vice president in Richmond, Virginia; and that Mark Hirst has been named as its vice president of technology.
Ciccone currently serves as Graybar’s vice president and chief information officer. Since joining the company more than 30 years ago, he has worked in sales, branch management, district management, and corporate leadership roles. In his new assignment, he will lead Graybar’s business in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and portions of South Carolina and Tennessee. Ciccone holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing from Texas A&M University and is a graduate of the Rutgers-Graybar Supply Chain Management Program.
Hirst currently serves as director, architecture and operations for Graybar. He has 30 years of business and IT experience, advancing through roles in field network operations and infrastructure operations with Graybar and Fifth Third Bank. In his new assignment, he will be responsible for all of Graybar’s technology infrastructure, IT architecture, software development and information security. Hirst holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University.
Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar's chairman, president and chief executive officer, commented:
“Andy and Mark are both highly respected leaders who have made significant contributions to our company’s success. Given their extensive experience and dedication to Graybar, I am confident that they will continue to help us drive profitable growth, inspire innovation and deliver an exceptional customer experience.”
Through its network of more than 300 North American distribution facilities, Graybar stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers.