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Resideo appoints new GM for ADI North America


August 8, 2019
By SP&T News staff
Bob Appleby, ADI (image courtesy Resideo)

Resideo Technologies recently announced that Bob Appleby has joined its ADI Global Distribution business as vice-president and general manager of ADI North America, effective immediately.

According to a statement issued by Resideo, Appleby will oversee all of ADI North America’s business operations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Appleby will be based in Melville, N.Y., and report directly to ADI Global Distribution president Rob Aarnes.

Prior to joining Resideo, Appleby served in the pharmaceuticals distribution industry as president of H.D. Smith, now part of AmerisourceBergen. As president, he managed a business with 600 employees, 5,000 customers and 10 distribution facilities.

He spent the previous decade at Cardinal Health, a multinational health-care services company, where he served in various roles including vice-president of business development for the company’s Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain Services division.

“Bob is an accomplished leader in the distribution industry with a proven track record of exceeding financial results while delivering exceptional customer service,” said Rob Aarnes, president of ADI Global Distribution. “His deep expertise and understanding of the needs of the customer will help ADI drive growth and deliver on our commitment to serving the professional contractor channel.”