Raleigh, NC-based industrial distributor Dillon Supply has announced that its president, Dean Wagoner, has appointed Albert "Pete" Rose III as its new vice president of sales & operations, and has appointed a new regional sales manager.
Rose previously was the global export sales leader at Grainger. He holds a B.S. degree from Walsh University, an MBA from Colorado Technical University, and is completing his Doctorate in Global Management at Colorado Technical University. Rose serves on the Board of Directors of the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Red Cross.
"I am honored and excited to be able lead the next generation of success and build upon the 100 years of great history established by the founding family," Rose stated. "I believe that service, relevancy and strategy are the keys to our successful and sustained future.”
"We are excited to have Pete join our Dillion Supply Company executive team and look forward to his contribution," Wagoner added.
Wagoner has also appointed Kenneth King as the Dillon Supply's new South Carolina regional sales manager. King previously was the southeast industrial sales manager at Freud America (a division of Bosch) and is former owner/president of Metro Supply.
"I am very excited and honored to be a part of Dillon Supply," King said. "My team will provide unparalleled service to the many businesses in South Carolina and Augusta, GA. Dillon Supply does not just sell products...we provide solutions. We will build on the heritage Dillon Supply has in the industry...and we will have fun doing it."
Dillon Supply, along with its sister company, BMG Metals, are subsidiaries of France-based Descours and Cabaud — No. 8 on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List. Dillon Supply Company currently employ 250 employees in 22 showroom locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana.