MELVILLE, NY and DAVIDSON, North Carolina, September 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. ( New York stock market : MSM), a leading distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operation supplies to industrial customers across North America, today announced that Martina McIsaac will join the company on Monday, October 3 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created role, McIsaac will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the business. United States and Canada businesses, including sales, field service/solutions, category management, sourcing, pricing and supply chain.

McIsaac will join MSC after a nine-year tenure at Hilti Corporation, a multinational company that develops, manufactures and markets hardware, software and services for the construction, building maintenance, energy and manufacturing. Most recently, she served as Area Manager and CEO of Hilti, Inc., leading the North America organization to significantly outperform the market with strong revenue and profit growth. Prior to joining Hilti, McIsaac held a series of progressively responsible management positions at Avery Denisona fortune 500 global materials science and manufacturing company. During his 14 year tenure with Avery DenisonMcIsaac has held various sales, marketing, business development and operations positions in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Canada and in the United States before being named vice president and general manager of the Performance Polymers division.

McIsaac earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Western University and a master’s degree in international business from University of South Carolina, where she serves on the board of the Folks Center for International Business. An advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion, McIsaac is a signatory to the Catalyst CEO Champion for Change pledge, joining other high-level leaders who are personally committed to advancing women, including women. women of color to leadership positions. She also chairs the Dallas Habitat for Humanity Women Build, serves on the Economic Leadership Council of the Texas Women’s Foundation, and serves on the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Board of Directors.

“We are delighted to welcome Martina to MSC. She brings strong leadership experience and has demonstrated an exceptional ability to drive growth and success in an inclusive manner. She has also demonstrated a commitment to delivering meaningful solutions and value to customers to improve performance, which aligns well with our purpose and approach to helping manufacturers solve their critical challenges and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their operations,” said declared Erik GershwindPresident and CEO of MSC.

“As Martina focuses on improving our day-to-day operations, we look forward to delivering industry-leading levels of organic growth and profitability, improving operational excellence across our organization. and to develop a diverse and talented team of future MSC leaders, while preserving and strengthening our unique culture and values.”

McIsaac added, “I am delighted to join MSC, which has a rich history of innovation in the industrial distribution industry, a highly experienced team of more than 6,500 dedicated associates who are committed to providing customer service exceptional, and a dynamic and healthy culture. to do the right thing for all of its stakeholders, including associates, customers, owners and suppliers.”

With McIsaac’s move to chief operating officer, Doug Jones, executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, will begin transferring his areas of responsibility to McIsaac in the coming months as part of his planned transition to retirement after a highly successful career at MSC spanning more two decades. Jones will remain in his full-time role until early 2023, when he will transition to a part-time advisory role overseeing the completion of several key supply chain initiatives.

“Doug has been a valued member of MSC’s leadership team for over 20 years, playing a critical role in improving our operational performance throughout the supply chain lifecycle,” said Gershwind. . “We are grateful for his outstanding leadership and wish him the best as he retires.”

About MSC
Industrial supply company.

MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE:MSM) is a leading North American distributor of a wide range of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products and services. We help our customers increase their productivity, profitability and growth with approximately 2 million products, inventory management and other supply chain solutions, as well as deep expertise from more than 80 years of working with customers from all sectors. Our experienced team of more than 6,500 associates are dedicated to working side-by-side with our customers to help drive results for their businesses – from maintaining efficient operations today to redesigning, retooling and continuous optimization for a more productive future. For more information about MSC, please visit

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