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Bob Reynolds to retire from Graybar effective Jan. 1

Sept. 13, 2012
Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis. , announced today the upcoming retirement of Executive Chairman of the Board, Robert A. Reynolds, Jr., effective Jan. 1, 2013. Reynolds was succeeded as president and CEO by Kathleen Mazzarella in June. Upon Reynolds’ ...

Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis. , announced today the upcoming retirement of Executive Chairman of the Board, Robert A. Reynolds, Jr., effective Jan. 1, 2013. Reynolds was succeeded as president and CEO by Kathleen Mazzarella in June. Upon Reynolds’ retirement in January, Mazzarella will also serve as chairman of the board.

According to a Graybar press release, Reynolds has been with Graybar for 40 years, including nearly 12 years as chairman, president and CEO. He has served as executive chairman of the board since June 1 of this year. During his time as CEO, Reynolds successfully led Graybar through times of economic prosperity and recession, strengthened the company’s financial condition and invested in technology to prepare the business for future growth. Reynolds has also been actively involved in industry, civic and community organizations, serving as Chairman of the National Association of Wholesale Distributors, the National Association of Electrical Distributors and the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association.