Bill Jatho

Wholesale Distribution Expert

Bill Jatho is an executive with over 25 hears of experience in the wholesale distribution industry. Bill has been active in the industry, serving on the Board of Directors for the Industrial Distribution Association, the Distributor Advisory Council for Seco-Carboloy and several advisory groups in the manufacturing sector.

Bill began his career in the distribution industry working for Mechanics Tool & Supply, working with customers in the metal working, electronics, automotive, aerospace and utilities industries. Bill worked in nearly every capacity including, President/CEO of Mechanics Tool  Supply.  In 2003, Bill joined Ferguson Enterprises, the largest wholesale distributor of plumbing/HVAC supplies in the U.S. and a division of Wolseley PLC  to build an MRO program to support Ferguson’s national accounts program, branch network and Integrated Supply division. In the fall of 2006, Bill began working as an independent consultant, helping distributors and manufacturers in the industrial channel.

During his career, Bill has built strong relationships with many of the leading manufactures and distributors in the industrial channel. These include 3M, Irwin-Lenox, LPS, Brady Corporation, Cooper Tool, Kennametal Corporation, The Stanley Works, Kimberly Clark, L.S. Starret and many others.

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