Graybar News

April 17, 2001 Graybar Electric announces organization changes, an acquisition, and the relocation of their branches in Austin and Lubbock, Texas.

April 17, 2001 Graybar Electric (www.graybar.com)recently announced organization changes. Lawrence R. Giglio has been appointed to the new position of vice president-Investment and Inventory Management at corporate headquarters. Lindsey G. Darnell succeeds Giglio as district vice president at Dallas. Henry J. (Jac) Schmidt was appointed manager, comm/data sales in the Midwest Comm/Data District, based at the St. Louis Bel Ridge facility. Stephen C. Beckmann was appointed district financial manager at Atlanta, succeeding Darrel D. Schilling, who is retiring. Thomas G. Karrenbauer will succeed Beckmann as district financial manager at Cincinnati. Darryl B. Bain was appointed district financial manager at Dallas, succeeding George D. Zackey, who is retiring.

Graybar has also acquired high tech automation controls distributor Commonwealth Controls Corporation of Richmond, Virginia. Commonwealth Controls Corporation is a designated Square D HTAD Plus distributor. Graybar will operate the company as a wholly owned subsidiary and maintain the Commonwealth Controls name for the business.

Graybar has announced the relocation of its branches in Austin and Lubbock, Texas. Both branches have moved to larger, newer facilities that enable Graybar Austin and Lubbock to provide better customer service.

The Austin Branch moved to a new 40,000 square foot building located at 1922 Waukesha Drive, Pflugerville, Texas, and opened on February 5. The Lubbock Branch has moved to a new 26,430 square foot facility which opened on March 19 and is located at 6024 45th Street.

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