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|Grainger Promotes O.W. Eric Nowlin to President, Acklands - Grainger, Inc.|
"Eric brings an impressive track record of delivering results and developing talent that will benefit the Acklands – Grainger team and our customers," said Pulick. "The business is performing very well and I'm confident Eric will help Acklands – Grainger advance its goal of helping businesses be more efficient and keeping employees safe on the job."
Nowlin joined Grainger's U.S. business in 2006 as a Regional Branch Services Vice President. He was later named Vice President, Business Development and most recently served as Vice President, Customer Service, where he led Grainger's multi-channel customer service network in the U.S. comprising 5,800 team members, 370 U.S. branches, eCommerce, phone centers, KeepStock customer engagements and Grainger's service offerings. As part of his new role, Nowlin will relocate to the
"Acklands – Grainger has a proud, 124-year history of serving Canadian businesses and I'm thrilled and humbled to be joining this team," said Nowlin. "I look forward to building on our momentum in
Prior to joining Grainger, Nowlin spent more than 20 years with Maytag, holding various roles in sales, field operations and business development, including Vice President, Sales (Western Division) and Business Development and Vice President, National Accounts and
Acklands – Grainger, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Grainger, is
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