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Starnes To Lead Hughes Supply's MRO Division

Dec. 19, 2003
Starnes has been appointed to lead Hughes Supply’s maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) division.

Hughes Supply Inc. (Orlando, Fla.): Thomas Starnes has been appointed to lead Hughes Supply’s maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) division. The appointment of Starnes to this newly created position comes after Hughes’ announcement on Nov. 26 of its pending acquisition of Century Maintenance Supply Inc. Starnes joined Hughes in July of 2001. Since that time, he has served as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, Starnes will be responsible for the operations of the combined Hughes and Century MRO business, which is expected to have revenues approaching $500 million in the next fiscal year, as well as government and health-care customer programs.