Keough will serve as contributing editor for the brand he helped develop for 26 years

Madison, WI - Industrial Distribution is proud to announce that former editor Jack Keough has rejoined the team as contributing editor for the brand.

In his reprised role, Keough will be writing a regular column in the print magazine, offering detailed analysis of distribution company activity and performance, as well as its impacts on the future of the industry. He will also provide regular blogs in the brand's daily e-newsletter, Today in Industrial Distribution, as well as participate in webinars, videos, and much more.

As Editor-in-Chief of Industrial Distribution between 1984 and 2010, Keough was responsible for the overall strategic direction of the magazine. He is also credited with launching some of the brand 's most popular editorial segments, including the highly respected Big 50 List of industrial distributors. Keough will bring his editorial expertise, as well as extensive knowledge of the marketplace due to his work over the years with readers, advertisers, associations, and buying groups.

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to add Jack back into the editorial mix here at Industrial Distribution," said Anna Wells, Executive Editor of Industrial Distribution. "He brings a wealth of experience, and we anticipate he will be a valuable addition to our team."

"I am thrilled to join Anna Wells and the rest of the Industrial Distribution editorial team," added Keough. "This is a long-standing brand with a great reputation of providing targeted editorial and research to its audience and I am excited to be back."

About Industrial Distribution:
Industrial Distribution is embarking on its 102nd year as the leading publication in the industry. A diverse audience of distributors, wholesalers, and resellers of industrial MRO products turn to Industrial Distribution's bi-monthly print magazine, website and e-newsletters for the latest news, merger and acquisition data, distributor profiles, business management tips, best practices, new products, video and more. Formerly a Reed Business Information brand, Industrial Distribution has been part of Advantage Business Media since 2010.

About Advantage Business Media:
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