DBL Distributing, Inc. Appoints Seasoned Executive to Lead Information Technology Initiatives.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. - May 30, 2006 - - DBL Distributing, Inc., one of the largest wholesalers of consumer electronics accessories and related products in the United States, today announced the appointment of John Rough as Chief Information Officer at DBL Distributing, Inc. Rough, a business technologist with over 20 years' experience delivering technology solutions for manufacturing, distribution, and service organizations, joins DBL's management team most recently from Remec, Inc., where held the position of Vice President of Information Technology.
As Chief Information Officer, Rough will lead all functions related to the design, implementation, and support of DBL's ERP applications, e -business initiatives, CRM and data warehousing efforts; all critical components of a technology infrastructure that will drive the company's continued double -digit growth. Prior to joining DBL, Rough held a variety of senior management positions with Ingersoll -Rand Company, AtlanTec Inc., Blackstone Company, Inc., Castle Rock Industries, Inc., and Revlon bringing a breadth of knowledge and more than 20 years of experience to this position. His expertise in the technology field will be leveraged to create critical efficiencies that will enable to company to manage future growth in sales volume. "John is a seasoned professional with a strong track record of delivering world -class IT solutions for a rapidly growing business," states Tim Butler, DBL's executive vice president and COO. 'His broad industry experience, passion for delivering IT value, and commitment to people make him an ideal leader capable of handling our IT requirements."
Rough added: "I am excited to be joining DBL Distributing during such an important time in the company's history, as customer and revenue growth increases by double digits year over year, so does the evolution of technology applications that can serve as drivers of efficiency and profit here at DBL. I am looking forward to combining my experience with DBL's unique technology requirements, to help our customers, manufacturers and internal business profit from compelling applications and processes that capture new market opportunities."
In 2003, Rough received a Technology and Business Award from Microsoft and Smart Magazine as a leader and visionary in implementing technology to solve business challenges for his work in e -commerce.
About DBL Distributing, Inc.
DBL Distributing, Inc. is one of the nation's top distributors of consumer electronic accessories and related products, with more that 30,000 retail customers nationwide. Headquartered in a 144,000 square foot facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, DBL carries more than 15,000 products from 340 quality manufacturers. Offering services such as same day shipping, best price for 1 or 100 pieces and a no minimum order policy, DBL's business strategy proves that customers come first. For more information please visit http://www.dbldistributing.com/ or contact them at 800.733.6766.
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