Grainger China Named New Vice President
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Grainger has named Jeff Yin to the position of vice president and general manager, Grainger China, based in Shanghai. Yin's new responsibilities include oversight of the Chinese business operations, which had revenues of approximately $10 million in 2008.
Meanwhile, Grainger, Chicago, IL, has named Sean O'Brien as of president, Acklands-Grainger Inc., Grainger's Canadian subsidiary. O'Brien's new responsibilities include oversight of the Canadian business operations which had revenues of $728 million (C$773 million) in 2008. O'Brien succeeds and reports to Court D. Carruthers who became senior vice president and president, Grainger International, in March of this year.