BiographyCharles Lingenfelter is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Distribution Group (IDG), based in Belmont, North Carolina. IDG is a nationwide supplier of maintenance, repair, operating and production products and services.
Charles’ career in the industrial marketplace has spanned over 36 years; the first 15 years working for a manufacturer that sold through distribution. For the past 21 years, Charles has devoted his time strictly to distribution; specifically in the industrial and construction markets. The transformation of a traditional MRO distributorship into one of the leading MROP distributors in North America is a direct result of his and the Company’s commitment to continuous improvement. Charles resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.