Media Releases

2018

Sept 24     New Ottawa Plumbing and HVAC/R branch open for business
Kevin Fullan, General Manager, Wolseley Canada, Plumbing and HVAC/R, Ontario and Atlantic, is pleased to announce opening of the new Ottawa Wolseley Canada branch. The Ottawa branch, located at 1050 Baxter Rd., Units 7A / 8A, Ottawa, Ontario, has been designed to include both plumbing and HVAC/R inventory in a 11,000-square foot facility offering customers an opportunity to source all the products they need at one location.

Sept 5     Wolseley Canada Inc. acquires James Electric Motor Services Ltd., market leader in the sale of pumps and motors in Western Canada
Keith Strachan, General Manager, Wolseley Canada Western Region (“Wolseley”) today announced the acquisition of James Electric Motor Services Ltd. (“James Electric”), a market leader in the sale of pumps and motors in Western Canada specializing in motor repair and maintenance.

Jul 3     Wolseley Canada Inc. acquires market leader AMRE Supply Company Limited with 12 locations across Canada
Kevin Fancey, President of Wolseley Canada Inc. (“Wolseley”) today announced the acquisition of AMRE Supply Company Limited (“AMRE”), a market leading supplier of plumbing, HVAC, appliance, electrical and property maintenance parts, equipment and supplies required by tradespeople, homeowners, service contractors and professional property operators.

May 17     Orangeville, Ont. Plumbing branch grand re-opening to include HVAC/R
Kevin Fullan, General Manager, Wolseley Canada, Plumbing and HVAC/R,Ontario and Atlantic, is pleased to announce the grand re-opening of the Orangeville Wolseley Canada branch. The Orangeville branch, located at 80 Centennial Rd., Units 5 and 6, Orangeville, Ontario, has been renovated to include HVAC/R inventory. The newly renovated 8000 square foot facility offers customers an opportunity to source all the products they need at one location.

Jan. 18     Kelly Martin Appointed New Wolseley Canada Chief Financial Officer
Today, Wolseley Canada Inc. (Wolseley) announced the appointment of Kelly Martin to the position of Chief Financial Officer. In her new role, Martin will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the finance team and will provide leadership and analytics to the company’s business leaders to drive Wolseley’s financial performance. Martin will report to Kevin Fancey, President, Wolseley Canada.

Jan. 18     Yves Bélanger Named Vice-President, Supply Chain
Today, Wolseley Canada Inc. (Wolseley) announced the appointment of Yves Bélanger to the position of Vice-President, Supply Chain. In his new role, Bélanger has the mandate to build supply chain, sourcing and product management functions that deliver exceptional customer value. A key goal will be to evolve our business model to be agile and effective. He will lead and manage critical relationships between operations, supply chain, sourcing, vendors and customers in support of our overall business and growth objectives. Bélanger will report to Kevin Fancey, President, Wolseley Canada.

Jan. 18     Brian Scott promoted to Vice-President, Waterworks
Today, Wolseley Canada Inc. (Wolseley) announced the promotion of Brian Scott to the position of Vice-President, Waterworks. Scott joined the Waterworks division over three years ago, first as National Operations Manager, was promoted to General Manager for Ontario and for the past year was the General Manager for both Ontario and Atlantic Canada.