CEO Today Business Women of the Year Awards

CEO Today Business Women of the Year Awards

www.ceotodaymagazine.com 48 CEO Today Business Women of the Year Awards 2018 USA KATHLEEN M. MAZZARELLA Chairman, President and CEO of GraybaR ABOUT KATHLEEN M. MAZZARELLA Ms. Kathleen M. Mazzarella, also known as Kathy, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Graybar Canada Limited since June 1, 2012. Ms. Mazzarella has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Graybar Electric Company, Inc. since June 01, 2012. She served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Graybar Electric Company, Inc. from December 2010 to May 2012. She served as a Senior Vice President of Sales andMarketing at Graybar Electric Company, Inc. fromMarch 1, 2010 to December 2010. She served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Comm/Data of Graybar Electric Co. Inc., from April 2008 to March 1, 2010. Ms. Mazzarella served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Strategic Planning of Graybar Electric Co. Inc., from December 2005 to April 2008 and its Vice President of Human Resources and Strategic Planning from January 2004 to December 2005. She served as Vice President of Strategic Planning of Graybar Electric Co. Inc., from June 2001 to January 2004. Ms. Mazzarella has been the Chairman of Graybar Electric Company, Inc. since January 1, 2013. She has been Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis since April 7, 2016. She served as Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from January 1, 2016 to April 7, 2016 and has been its Director since January 2015. Ms. Mazzarella has been an Independent Director of Waste Management, Inc. since October 1, 2015. She has been a Director of Express Scripts Holding Company since June 27, 2017. Ms. Mazzarella has been a Director at Graybar Electric Company, Inc. since 2004 and serves as a Director of Graybar Electric Co Inc Voting Trust. She serves on several boards, including the St. Louis Regional Chamber, United Way of Greater St. Louis, Civic Progress, the Saint Louis Club and the NAW Institute. Ms. Mazzarella brings experience to our board in the areas of communications, logistics, marketing, supply chain, human resources and strategic planning. Ms. Mazzarella has over 13 years of service as an executive corporate officer, including five years as chief executive officer of a Fortune 500 Company. She has completed several executive education courses including the University of Michigan - Strategic Human Resources Leadership program, Harvard Business School - Board Development Series, Compensation Committee Course, Stanford/Wharton/Chicago Booth GSB - Directors Consortium and Kellogg School of Management - Women’s Senior Leadership Program. She is a member of The Business Council, Vistage Worldwide, Inc., the International Women’s Forum, The Committee of 200 and Civic Progress. Ms. Mazzarella holds Associate Degree in Telecommunications Engineering and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences before earning her Masters in Business Administration from Webster University. FIRM PROFILE Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services and is a leading North American distributor of high-quality components, equipment and materials for a number of industries. With $6.4 billion in revenue (2016), Graybar employs thousands of men and women at more than 290 North American distribution centers. As one of North America’s largest employee-owned companies, Graybar has the power and stability of a big company coupled with the integrity and drive of a neighborhood business. Founded in 1869, Graybar procures, warehouses, and delivers tens of thousands of electrical supplies, communications and data products, components and related services to its customers. Graybar stocks and sells hundreds of thousands of items from thousands of manufacturers. Graybar serves customers in the construction market, the commercial, institutional and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets, with products and services that support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing. Through its distribution network and value- added services, including kitting and integrated solutions, Graybar is helping its customers to power and network their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. By adding sophisticated logistics and project management to its operations, Graybar has become a vital link in America’s supply chain. www.graybar.com

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