1/1/2016 to 12/31/2017
Chris Wadsworth became the General Manager of Carlton-Bates Company in January 2013. Beginning his career in manufacturing in the automotive industry, Chris moved into industrial machine tool sales with Cincinnati Incorporated. He began his tenure with Carlton-Bates in 2001 where he served as Vice President of Marketing/Operations prior to Carlton-Bates becoming a subsidiary of WESCO Distribution. Chris functioned as Director of Operations with Carlton-Bates from 2005 to 2013 and was responsible for purchasing, supplier relations, inventory control, distribution, branch and manufacturing operations. Chris has an Industrial Engineering degree from Auburn University and a MBA from the University of Arkansas Little Rock.