CHICAGO, IL — MRO distributor Lawson Products, No. 38 on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List, on Monday announced the appointment of Matt Brown to Senior Vice President of Sales. Brown previously served as Vice President of Field Sales. As SVP, Sales, Brown is responsible for the entire North American sales organization, including strategic and government accounts. He continues to report to President and Chief Executive Officer Michael DeCata.
Brown joined Lawson Products in 2001 as a Regional Manager for Lawson’s Kent Automotive brand. He served as Senior Director of Sales for Kent Automotive before being promoted to his most recent role in January 2016.
“With a proven track record of increasing sales across the company, and a commitment to helping build and train our sales organization, Matt embodies our service-intensive value proposition,” said DeCata.
“He ensures customer success with a tremendous grasp of their needs. In doing so, he fosters wonderful long-term business relationships. We’re confident Matt’s leadership will drive Lawson’s profitable growth,” DeCata said.
Brown earned a Bachelor of Science in Business degree, with emphasis in business and finance from University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.