The F.W. Webb Company, the largest wholesale supplier of plumbing, heating, HVAC/R, and industrial PVF products in the Northeast, is pleased to announce Thomas Grunewald as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Sales.
As head of the sales team and sales effort, Tom Grunewald is leading the planning, development and implementation of the F.W. Webb sales strategy across the company’s 14 areas of expertise. He is responsible for driving business growth throughout the F.W. Webb operating footprint, which includes all six New England states, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
“Tom Grunewald is joining F.W. Webb at a pivotal moment in our history,” said F.W. Webb President Jeff Pope. “As we prepare to mark 150 years in business, F.W. Webb is growing geographically and expanding its product offering to meet customer demand. Tom will be instrumental in boosting existing opportunities and developing new ones in our core disciplines and specialty market areas.”
Before joining F.W. Webb, Grunewald was with HD Supply for 10 years, most recently as VP of Sales for the company’s Renovation and Fabrication Service Division nationwide. Grunewald has relocated to the Greater Boston area from Pennsylvania and will be based in the F.W. Webb corporate headquarters in Bedford, MA, in the heart of the state’s 128 Technology and Innovation Corridor.
About F.W. Webb
With roots going back to 1866, the F.W. Webb Company proudly offers outstanding products, services and expertise to industrial and institutional professionals and commercial and residential contractors. The largest wholesale distributor of its kind in the Northeast, F.W. Webb maintains an extensive inventory of plumbing; heating; HVAC, including made-to-order ductwork; refrigeration; and industrial PVF (pipe valves fittings) products and supplies. The company also offers building and process controls; propane gas equipment and parts; water systems; commercial and industrial pumps; fire protection and fabrication; thermoplastic piping; and high purity process components.
F.W. Webb has more than 80 locations in nine states and maintains personalized customer service as one of its core values. For homeowners, the company operates 39 Frank Webb’s Bath Center showrooms and a Hearth & Home showroom. All customers, wholesale and retail, are supported by a highly proficient team of sales professionals and product/application specialists with deep expertise in the industries served.