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Paul Lachance joins Sonepar Canada as VP of Vendor Relations


February 1, 2011
By Alyssa Dalton

Sonepar Canada has announced the appointment of Paul Lachance to the position of vice president of Vendor Relations, who brings a background in the distribution business, having spent more than 23 years at Wolseley Canada (formerly the mechanical division of Westburne).

Most recently, Lachance held the position of President and CEO of Wolesley Canada; under his direction, the company more than doubled their annual revenue and established them as the number one heating and plumbing distribution company in Canada.

“Paul brings some unique talents to our company that provides a critical fit with our long term strategic goals,” said Keith Moss, president of Sonepar Canada. “His business acumen and wealth of experience in the distribution business will be a great asset to Sonepar Canada and he will have a direct and positive impact to our future.”

Sonepar Canada is a Canadian electrical distributor, which provides service to business customers within six operating companies; CenturyVallen, Gescan BC, Gescan Prairies, Lumen, Osso Electric and Texcan.