The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), Washington, DC, announced the hiring of international business strategist and trade association leader Dianna Steinbach as Chief Strategy Officer.
Steinbach has over 25 years of experience helping trade associations and business owners identify new trends, strategically plan, develop business alliances and position themselves for success.
Most recently she served as the Vice President of International Services for ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association. She regularly worked with distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers to strengthen sales, maintain innovative operations and drive strategic supply-chain relationships.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dianna to the NAW executive team,” said CEO Eric Hoplin. “She is mission-focused and brings incredible talent, experience and foresight to our organization. Dianna will deepen our relationship with our members and help us lead in industry excellence and strategic growth.”
Ian Heller is the Founder and Chief Strategist for Distribution Strategy Group. He has more than 30 years of experience executing marketing and e-business strategy in the wholesale distribution industry, starting as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch while in college. He’s since held executive roles at GE Capital, Corporate Express, Newark Electronics and HD Supply. Ian has written and spoken extensively on the impact of digital disruption on distributors, and would love to start that conversation with you, your team or group. Reach out today at firstname.lastname@example.org.