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George C. Rimnac, Jr.


George C. Rimnac, Jr. was named Vice President, Chief Technology Officer – Global Infrastructure in February 2010. He is responsible for Grainger’s global information technology platform which enables the company to address customers’ needs efficiently and effectively. In addition, he oversees the enterprise systems’ worldwide strategy and development. Mr. Rimnac joined Grainger in 1978 and has held increasingly responsible positions in Information Services, helping Grainger become one of the most forward-thinking IT pioneers in the industrial distribution marketplace. He most recently served as Vice President, Chief Information Officer – United States. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President, Innovation. Mr. Rimnac was honored with the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders award in 2006. W.W. Grainger, Inc. with 2009 sales of $6.2 billion is North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products with an expanding presence in Asia and Latin America.