Ideal Supply Co. Ltd. announced the promotion of three key members of their executive management team.
Jerry Rozendal has been appointed vice-president, branch operations. Jerry has been with Ideal Supply for over 40 years and has nearly 35 years of Branch operations management experience. In his new role as VP, branch operations his primary responsibilities include assisting in new acquisitions; leadership in P&L accountability for all locations; HR committee and Management committee functions.
Howie Pruden has been appointed vice-president, purchasing & distribution. Howie has worked for Ideal Supply for nearly 35 years, and has gained extensive experience in purchasing efficiency, electrical and automotive vendor relations, inventory control, warehouse management, and warehouse to branch distribution. Howie sits on the company’s management committee, HR committee and IT steering committee.
Stephen Smith has been appointed chief financial officer for the company. Stephen joined Ideal in 2000 and has lead the organization in a number of strategic initiatives, including financing, business planning, corporate IT and quality systems management. Steve is a CPA and holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School.
Ideal Supply was founded in 1926 in Listowel, ON where the Head Office and Distribution Centre is located still today. The company is a third-generation family-held business with 30 branch locations in central Ontario, distributing electrical supplies and auto parts to a broad selection of customers. Ideal Supply is a Platinum Member of “Canada’s Best Managed Companies” program.