William Ward joined the IMARK team in November and is responsible for the development of strategic planning to drive vertical synergies, category management, program development and group service/solutions.
Ward has more than 35 years of experience in the industrial MRO, safety and construction industries, having served in sales, marketing, business development, operational and executive roles. He has served on several advisory boards and boards of directors within the cooperative groups and industry channels. Prior, he held executive roles with Evergreen Supply Network, Forward Collective LLC and JPW Industries.
“We are excited to welcome Bill Ward to IMARK. He brings strong leadership experience and has displayed an outstanding ability to drive growth and success proactively,” said IMARK Executive Director Matt Roos “In addition, we feel Bill strengthens our commitment to delivering meaningful solutions and value to our members and our supplier partners that align with IMARK’s strategic growth initiatives.”
Ward will focus on leading organic growth, vertical expansion and enhancing process excellence across the organization. “I’m honored to be joining IMARK at this exciting time for the company,” said Ward. “I look forward to working closely with all our verticals to help maximize IMARK’s value proposition for the future.”
Ward resides in Dallas, Texas, studied at the University of South Carolina and both Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western University and The Owen Business School at Vanderbilt University in its Executive Management Program.