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Newport News, VA – Ferguson announced two new North American management appointments:
- Keith VanderVennet, who is currently serving as senior vice president of Wolseley Canada, will return to Ferguson as senior vice president of sales. In this role, VanderVennet is responsible for further developing Ferguson's sales strategy and talented group of sales associates, while building upon the company's foundation of world-class customer service. VanderVennet has done a tremendous job in leading Wolseley Canada since 2007, and has established a solid foundation upon which his successor will build.
“I have now been working with Wolseley’s Canadian business for almost six years and I feel very fortunate to have been surrounded by so many talented people that have made this company what it is today,” said VanderVennet. “I look forward to transitioning back to the U.S. and using my expertise to help grow the Ferguson business."
- Darcy Curran will succeed VanderVennet as senior vice president of Wolseley Canada. Curran will assume management and profit and loss responsibility over all facets of Wolseley Canada, including customer service, strategic planning and execution as well as delivering on the company’s financial targets. Since 2006, Curran has served as the general manager of Ferguson’s Washington/Baltimore profit center, running one of Ferguson's most successful supply houses.
"I am extremely excited for the opportunity to join Wolseley Canada. I look forward to working with the talented Canadian team and helping this dynamic business grow even stronger," said Curran. "My family and I are eager to move to Canada, where many of my extended family still live and have for generations."