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Network Distribution Announces Organizational Changes

Network Distribution Announces Organizational Changes

SCHAUMBURG, IL, February 6 , 2023 –  

Network Distribution, a global distribution organization, announced retirement for a long-term employee, Warren Noble.  The company additionally promoted James Rodgers to fill this key position.

Warren Noble, Vice President of Supplier Development, will retire effective March 31, 2023. Warren’s decision to retire will bring to close a remarkable career of more than 40 years of service in the distribution industry.  During his 20-plus years with Network, Warren has been an indelible force in solidifying critical relationships with the supplier community, fueling the engine of the organization’s success.

Network President and CEO, Alan Tomblin said, “Warren has long held one of the most demanding roles at Network with aplomb.  He has represented Network with integrity and excellence in a manner that makes each of us proud.  His contributions to the organization will be felt long after he moves on, and we thank him for his leadership and expertise.  We wish him the very best in a well-deserved retirement.”

Additionally, the organization has appointed James Rodgers to the role of Vice President of Supplier Development effective February 1.  

Rodgers has served as the Director of Sales and Operations for Network’s NetSource business since 2019.  In that role he displayed great leadership and business acumen, consistently growing the business over plan. In this announcement, Tomblin commented, “James’ leadership and performance with NetSource has driven great value for the organization. We are confident his experience, vision, and knowledge of the industry will serve as a cornerstone of ongoing success as we continue delivering value to our treasured Suppliers.” 

About Network Distribution
Network Distribution, with worldwide revenue of $21 billion, is a leading B2B distributor. The company is designed to deliver supply management solutions to customers in a core set of business segments. From janitorial supplies to foodservice disposables and industrial packaging, Network provides innovative product solutions supported by the power of local expertise. With over 900 distribution centers in more than 52 countries, Network improves lives and creates value by enabling local, regional, and global businesses to be their best. For more information visit networkdistribution.com