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Last €211.08 EUR
Change Today -0.84 / -0.40%
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ww grainger inc (GWW) Details

W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, vehicle and fleet components, and various other products. It also offers inventory management solutions; and distributes tools, fasteners, safety supplies, instruments, welding and shop equipment, and other products. In addition, the company sells private label brands. It offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through Websites. It serves small and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. The company also operates in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

22,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1927

ww grainger inc (GWW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $685.1K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $659.8K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $576.3K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $639.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ww grainger inc (GWW) Key Developments

Grainger Appoints DG Macpherson as Chief Operating Officer

Grainger announced a change in its leadership structure to drive growth and ensure tighter coordination between operating functions, business units and business models. DG Macpherson assumes the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company, effective August 1, 2015, reporting to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Ryan. As COO, Macpherson will have oversight and accountability for all of the operating units of the company globally, including the company's multi-channel and single channel business models as well as Enterprise Systems. Most recently, Macpherson was Senior Vice President and Group President, Global Supply Chain and International.

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Grainger Reports Sales Results for the Month of May 2015

Grainger reported sales results for the month of May 2015. For the period, the company reported daily sales were flat versus May 2014. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions and a 3 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 2% driven by 3 percentage points from volume, partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline in price.


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