NAW Announces Eric Hoplin as New CEO

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) announced the appointment of Eric Hoplin as CEO, effective Oct. 19, 2020. As announced in February, current CEO Dirk Van Dongen will retire after 41 years leading the organization.

"Throughout the pandemic and recession, wholesaler-distributors have kept America's supply-chain running, ensuring businesses have the goods they need to serve their customers," Hoplin said. "I am honored and excited to join NAW and to advocate on some of the most important issues facing this critical industry. I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence that has been the hallmark under Dirk Van Dongen’s leadership at NAW.” For more details, read the official release.