IBT Industrial Solutions Names New CEO

Effective Nov. 10, Michael Flannery will take the reigns of IBT – No. 48 on ID's Big 50 List.

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Merriam, Kansas-based IBT Industrial Solutions – No. 48 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List – has concluded its search for a new president and chief executive officer Thursday's announcement that Michael Flannery has accepted the position. It is effective Nov. 10.

IBT notes that Flannery joins IBT with a manufacturing background outside of the industry, though he has worked through distribution for most of his professional career.

"IBT was fortunate to find a leader with Mike’s qualifications, capabilities and personnel skills," IBT's Chairman Stephen Cloud in a statement. "All IBT employees are excited to have the opportunity to work with Mike as we begin fiscal year 2016."

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