ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) is pleased to announce the election of its president, Chris Jahn, as Incoming Chairman-Elect of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW)'s Association Executives Council (AEC). This position carries with it a three year term, including one year as Chairman. The election was held at NAW's AEC meeting in Washington, DC, last week.
Mr. Jahn will succeed Tim Buche, president of the Motorcycle Industry Council in this role and as he ascends through the chair positions.
"NACD has been involved with NAW and its AEC programs over the years. I've found practical guidance at events and through peer networking for my Association and derived valuable results. I believe the AEC continues to provide a forum for association executives in the distribution industry to learn and grow. I look forward to working with the NAW Board of Directors and the AEC leadership team, as well as the NAW staff over the next few years," said Chris Jahn on his election.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) comprises individual wholesale distribution firms and a federation of national, regional, state, and local associations and their members, which collectively total more than 40,000 companies. NAW represents the $4.2 trillion merchant wholesale distribution industry, which moves to market virtually every kind of product in the U.S. economy and employs 5.5 million people.
NACD and its over 400 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every six seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as all manufacturing combined. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at www.nacd.com.
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SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)