Company Builds On Key Strength With The Appointment Of Two Key Individuals That Will Build On Vendor Relationships
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. - February 12, 2008 - - DBL Distributing LLC, one of the largest wholesalers of consumer electronics accessories in the United States, today announced key executive appointments in the areas of purchasing. These moves are designed to enhance the company's future growth. With the promotion of Rich Lee to director of purchasing and the appointment of Bob Gregory as buyer for pro sound and home audio, DBL has instrumental growth changes in their purchasing department that will increase buying capabilities and improve profitability. This reflects DBL's commitment bringing their customers the top brands at the best prices.
Richard Lee has been promoted to director of purchasing, responsible for DBL's experienced CE purchasing team. He will lead the teams that are responsible for the key purchasing decisions related to product selection, pricing and stock levels of product categories. Lee will also maintain his position as the buyer on the home theater and memory product categories. An experienced consumer electronics buyer, Lee comes to DBL with over twenty years experience in purchasing consumer electronics. Prior to DBL, Lee held the position as senior buyer of electronics video for Electronics Expo. In this position, Lee was responsible for the product selection and vendor relationships with key manufacturing partners in cameras, camcorders, plasmas, LCDs and video. Prior to Electronics Expo, Lee held buying positions with J & R Electronics and R.H. Macy's. Lee's extensive knowledge and experience in consumer electronics will help solidify DBL's position in the industry as a top distributor.
Bob Gregory has been hired as a senior buyer, responsible for the home audio and pro sound product segments. Gregory comes to DBL with over twenty -five years experience in purchasing and product management. Gregory mostly recently held the position as a category manager at CompUSA. In this position, he was responsible for the multi -hundred million business with Apple Computers, in addition to managing the printer, printer consumables and mobility accessory categories. Due to his diligent efforts, Gregory was awarded "Buyer of the Year" for 2006 for CompUSA. Prior to CompUSA, Gregory held several prominent buying and sales positions with such notable companies as RadioShack Corporation, Smith Home Furnishings and The Federated Group.
"DBL is always looking for ways to stay competitive and improve our operations," states Henry Chiarelli, president of DBL. "Richard Lee and Bob Gregory bring a wealth of industry purchasing knowledge and skill to the purchasing department and will assist in positioning DBL amongst the top distributors in the industry."
About DBL Distributing LLC
DBL Distributing LLC is one of the nation's top distributors of consumer electronics accessories and related products, with more than 32,000 retail customers nationwide. Headquartered in a custom -built 144,000 square foot facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, DBL carries more than 19,000 products from more than 450 quality manufacturers. DBL offers same day shipping for orders placed before 5:00pm MST, a best price for 1 or 100 piece policy and a "no minimum" order policy. DBL's business strategy proves that customers come first. DBL is an active member of CEA, CEDIA, PMA, PARA, NAMM, APRO and NESDA. For more information please visit www.dbldistributing.com or contact them at 800.733.6766.