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Why Graybar IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

working together toward shared goals. Our ownership culture compels each of us to be accountable and take responsibility for our results, because as employee owners, we all benefit when the company does well. For this reason, Graybar’s employees serve as the key ingredient to the company’s long-term success.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

we set our sights on long-term goals that make the company stronger and healthier for future generations, instead of chasing short-term gains or passing fads.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

welcoming people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

supporting their long-term career growth. Graybar has an extensive track record of hiring talented employees, investing in industry-leading employee development programs and providing opportunities for employees to explore new and challenging roles throughout the company. Graybar provides employees with training that equips them to succeed in their jobs today, while preparing them for the future. Each employee is required to complete a core curriculum for their current role, while having access to a large library of courses from which they can expand their knowledge. In addition to online learning, Graybar hosts in-person training to help employees grow and thrive.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

we strive to create a culture where employees feel a true sense of ownership for their results and can share in the success of the company. Senior leadership considers the impact on employees when making important decisions, and we offer programs that help employees live well today and plan well for tomorrow.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

the Empowering Our Communities program. The program proudly matches individual employee donations to a select group of nonprofit organizations. It also provides employees with an opportunity to use a paid workday to volunteer in their local communities. Many teams use this as a way to give back, while building a sense of teamwork and camaraderie

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

modeling our core values (integrity, ownership, long-term view, customer focus) in her actions and decisions.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

aligned with our employee ownership model. Employee ownership is an exclusive opportunity available only to eligible Graybar employees and retirees. When it is offered each year, eligible employees can choose to purchase Graybar stock under our plan. Graybar also provides employees with a profit sharing and savings plan, into which the company has contributed an average of more than ten percent of employees’ salaries since 1956.

Our response to COVID-19

Emergency COVID leave (extended paid time off for illness/taking care of someone else ill), paid time off for vaccination, mental health resources, child and elder care resources.

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2022

About the Company

Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leading distributor of high-quality electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 300 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network, automate and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence, and efficiency.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

34 N. Meramec Ave. Clayton, MO 63105

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Industry:

Wholesale Trade

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Company CEO's name:

Kathleen Mazzarella

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Number of employees:

1001 - 10000

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