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HD Supply Facilities Maintenance Chief Sales Officer Named Among 2019 Top 100 Global Sales Leaders

November 15, 2018

Jeff Howe Recognized on The Modern Sale’s Annual List

ATLANTA, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply Facilities Maintenance (NASDAQ: HDS) proudly announces Facilities Maintenance Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Jeff Howe as one of The Modern Sale’s 2019 Top 100 Global Sales Leaders.

The Modern Sale, a print and digital outlet focused on the sales industry and emerging technology, announced its highly anticipated 2019 list on October 22. Curated in partnership with Collective[i], this list recognizes sales leaders who possess a breadth and depth of experience, demonstrate commitment to team and leadership development, contribute to the sales profession and have the ability to adapt, innovate and embrace technologies that define rapid sales.

“I am incredibly proud to have Jeff leading our sales team and congratulate him on this well-deserved honor,” said HD Supply Facilities Maintenance President Brad Paulsen. “His forward-looking vision and industry expertise are assets to the business.”

Howe joined HD Supply Facilities Maintenance as CSO in September 2017 and has since led the development and implementation of a number of strategic process improvement initiatives, including organizational alignment, sales enablement tools, customer segmentation and an internal leadership council, resulting in higher proficiency and performance across the sales organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and a certification in High Performance Leadership from Cornell University.

Executives from companies including Bosch Security Systems, 3M, IBM and Thomson Reuters are also represented on this year’s list. The complete 2019 list can be viewed here.

About HD Supply

HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in the maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 270 branches and 44 distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada, the company’s approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers’ success.

Media Contact: Quiana Pinckney, APR HD Supply Public Relations 770-852-9057 Quiana.Pinckney@hdsupply.com

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