Posted December 27, 2023

IMARK Group appoints William Ward as Executive Vice President

Ward joins IMARK from the Evergreen Supply Network.

William Ward joined the IMARK team in November and is responsible for the development of strategic planning to drive vertical synergies, category management, program development, and group service/solutions.

Ward has over 35 years of experience in the Industrial MRO, Safety, and Construction industries having served in sales, marketing, business development, operational, and executive roles. He has served on several advisory boards and Boards of Directors within the cooperative groups and industry channels. Prior he held executive roles with Evergreen Supply Network, Forward Collective LLC, and JPW Industries. 

“We are excited to welcome Bill Ward to IMARK. He brings strong leadership experience and has displayed an outstanding ability to drive growth and success proactively," said Executive Director, Matt Roos "In addition, we feel Bill strengthens our commitment to delivering meaningful solutions and value to our members and our supplier partners that align with IMARK’s strategic growth initiatives.”

Ward will focus on leading organic growth, vertical expansion, and enhancing process excellence across the organization. “I’m honored to be joining IMARK at this exciting time for the company,” said Ward. “I look forward to working closely with all our verticals to help maximize IMARK’s value proposition for the future.” 

Ward resides in Dallas, Texas, studied at the University of South Carolina, and both Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western University and The Owen Business School at Vanderbilt University in their Executive Management Program.


IMARK Group is a dynamic, member-owned, and member-governed group of independent distributors that generate annual sales volume exceeding $28 Billion. The organization spans the Electrical, Utility, HVAC/R, Plumbing, Irrigation, Waterworks, and PVF industries and also features the Luxury Products Group which serves the needs of independent decorative plumbing and lighting showrooms.

IMARK Group is dedicated to supporting and advancing the cause of family-run and independently operated distributors around the world.  These companies are the backbone of the industries we serve.