Leadership Change Announced at GHX Industrial, LLC
Houston-based GHX Industrial, LLC announces the promotion of Richard Harrison to the position of President and CEO and the transition of Dan Ahuero, who has served as President and CEO of GHX, to the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dan Ahuero is a past president of NAHAD.
Harrison is a 30-year veteran of industrial distribution, previously serving as chief operating officer at GHX where he was responsible for all branch operations and the integration of several acquisitions. Prior to joining GHX, he held a number of positions at Hagemeyer North America, serving most recently in the role of Senior Vice President of National Accounts. He will also join the Board of Directors.
Harrison said, “I am excited about undertaking these new responsibilities. GHX has grown significantly in recent years, while at the same time, under Dan’s leadership, we have built a scalable infrastructure that supports continued organic growth and an ability to seamlessly integrate acquisitions.”
According to Ahuero, “We have planned this transition for some time. Richard is a great leader and will do a fantastic job taking the organization to the next level.” He added that he looks forward to concentrating on GHX’s acquisition strategy and other strategic initiatives in his new role as executive chairman.