Over the past decade, Michael DeCata has overseen the revitalization of industrial distributor Lawson Products. In this episode, DeCata joined Wholesale Change hosts Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein to talk about how Lawson Products is differentiating in today’s market with an innovative approach to sales, a strong private-label strategy, and value-added services. DeCata has more than 20 years of experience leading industrial and distribution companies, including Grainger, General Electric and United Rentals.
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.