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Rob Reynolds

VP, North American Distribution Operations

W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Monday: 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Kokopelli 2

Track 1 Session: 5

How to Hire and Cultivate Great Leaders

  • Bio

    Rob Reynolds was named Vice President, Distribution Operations, effective March 16, 2016. He is responsible for leading an organization of more than 4,000 team members in 22 distribution centers across the US, Canada and Mexico that are all focused on providing the products customers need to keep their businesses running and their people safe. The team is committed to providing superior customer service with an emphasis on team member safety and continuous improvement.

    Prior to this, Mr. Reynolds was the Senior Director, DC Operations Excellence. He has held various leadership positions at Grainger since joining the company in 2008, including Senior Director Regional Distribution—Northeast, and Director of Distribution, New Jersey DC and Memphis DC.

    Prior to Grainger, Mr. Reynolds held leadership roles at—a Division of Benchmark Brands, Inc. and He also served in the United States Army.

    Mr. Reynolds graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel in Charleston, SC and later earned his master’s degree from the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Va.



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