Burlington, ON – Wolseley Canada has named Richard Ayuen to the position of vice-president of the company’s Waterworks division, where he will be responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the business across Canada.
With over 20 years of experience in leadership, operations and business development, Ayuen joins Wolseley from Guillevin International Co., one of Canada’s largest electrical distributors, where he was general manager of the company’s Commercial Sector in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to Guillevin, Ayuen was the central region vice-president at Kinecor LP, one of Canada’s largest industrial distributors and now the Industrial Components arm of Wajax Corp.
“I am very excited about joining Wolseley and becoming part of this proud Canadian team that continually strives to be the very best in everything they do. I also look forward to working with all of our customers, partners and employees across Canada,” said Ayuen.
Ayuen reports to Darcy Curran, senior vice-president, Canada, and works out of Wolseley’s head office in Burlington, ON, at 880 Laurentian Drive.
Wolseley Canada is a wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, engineered pipe, waterworks, fire protection, pipes, valves and fittings, and industrial supplies products. It has about 220 branches across Canada. Its parent company is Wolseley plc.
For more information, visit http://www.wolseleyinc.ca/.