Gaius Gough promoted to Vice President, Sales

June 19th, 2014

S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE) and leading wholesale distributor of business and office supplies, announced today…

Gaius Gough promoted to Vice President, Sales

Gaius Gough has been promoted to Vice President, Sales. In this role, Gough will work closely with the company’s corporate sales team managing national account relationships. He will report to Don Mikolasy, SVP of Sales who commented, “Gaius has an extremely strong operational background and that combined with his sales management experience makes him an ideal fit for this challenging new position. We’re excited to have him join our corporate sales team.”

Gough joined the company in 1996 as Operations Manager in Charlotte. He went on to manage distribution centers in Sacramento and Atlanta before moving into the role of Director of Sales in the Southeast. On his new role, Gough added, “I’m very much looking forward to working with our corporate sales team to help maximize sales opportunities and drive operational efficiencies with our national accounts.”

S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE), distributes a wide spectrum of business products to office products resellers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These products include consumable office supplies, office furniture, computer supplies, consumer electronics, safety and security items, cleaning products, breakroom and food service supplies from all of the major industry manufacturers. S.P. Richards Company markets several proprietary lines under the brand names of Lorell®, Integra™, Sparco™, Genuine Joe®, Nature Saver®, Compucessory®, Elite Image® and Business Source®. The company operates 41 Distribution Centers across the United States and Canada.

Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australasia.
The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico through its Motion Industries subsidiary. S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes business products nationwide in the U.S. and Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company had 2013 revenues of $14.1 billion.

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