Wayne Bassett to retire from top exec role at Samuel, Son

Jun 06, 2013 | 05:02 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Wayne Bassett, Bill Chisholm, Mark Samuel, Samuel, service center, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Wayne K. Bassett, president and chief executive officer of Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd., will retire later this summer following a 40-year career with the service center chain, the company said.

Bassett, who will be succeeded by William "Bill" Chisholm, has been chief executive officer of the Mississauga, Ontario-based company since 2000 and president since 1995. During his tenure, Samuel, Son has grown to more than 100 locations from five and boosted annual sales to more than Canadian $3.5 billion ($3.4 billion) from C$60 million.....

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