joined Lawson Products
in 2003 as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Planning, and in 2006, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In 2007, he was appointed to his current position as President and Chief Executive Officer and elected to Lawson’s Board of Directors. Through his various positions at Lawson Products, as well as through his previous senior leadership positions in consulting and publishing, Tom has more than 35 years of management, industrial distribution, finance, and treasury experience. He is currently spearheading a comprehensive business transformation at Lawson that is aimed at profitably growing the company. Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, Lawson Products, Inc. is an industrial distributor of more than 200,000 different maintenance and repair supplies. The company serves its customers through a dedicated team of 1,200 experienced field sales agents and approximately 1,000 employees. Lawson Products services the industrial, institutional, commercial, and government markets in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and Puerto Rico.