Graybar names David Bender Seattle district vice president

Ken Sparks plans to retire after 42 years with the company
SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

SEATTLE—Graybar, a distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and related supply chain management and logistics services, on Sept. 13 announced the appointment of David Bender as its district vice president for the company’s Seattle regional operations, effective Nov. 1, 2010. Bender will replace Ken Sparks who will be retiring after 42 years with the company. Sparks also serves as a member of Graybar’s Board of Directors and of its Audit Committee and will resign from both positions effective upon his retirement.

Bender started his career with Graybar in 1988 and has served in a broad range of sales and management roles, most recently as Director of Comm/Data Sales in Graybar’s California district.