William Geary

Geary, a Georgia Southern University graduate, helped captain the ship as the Illinois-based communication- and security-products distributor has spearheaded an aggressive move toward security products. He’s overseen the company’s network and security solutions following the acquisition of CLARK Security Products and, more recently, Tri-Ed, the provider of closed-laptop television, IP video and access control. The 22-year doyen of Anixter received his promotion in 2017, after William Galvin was appointed as president and chief operating officer.