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Sonepar USA Announces Leadership Changes at Irby

Sonepar USA Announces Leadership Changes at IrbyCharleston, S.C. (February 27, 2020) – Sonepar USA, a subsidiary of the privately held Sonepar Group, announced today that Mike Leech, President of Irby, will be retiring on June 26.

During his 38+ year career at Irby, Leech held a wide range of positions including warehouse, branch operations, VP of Sales and, for the past four years, President. Mike’s top priority has always been the well-being of the Irby associates. He has built countless friendships and professional relationships over his tenure at Irby and is well-respected by all that know him. Mike’s commitment extends well beyond Irby. He is a committed husband, veteran and has many friendships that extend for well over 30 years.

Upon Leech’s retirement, Andy Waring, Sonepar USA Central Region President, will assume the role of President of Irby, in addition to managing the central region.

Since joining Sonepar USA, I have had the good fortune to work closely with Mike. His dedication and leadership have set the stage for Irby’s continued long-term success and he will be greatly missed by all who had the opportunity to work with him.
Rob Taylor, President of Sonepar North America