John A. Schweig Distribution
Mr. Schweig is an Operating Partner of Snow Phipps and currently serves as the Chairman of BlackHawk. He served as Chairman of Kele and Service Champ prior to Snow Phipps' exits.
Mr. Schweig previously served as President of Grainger International and Chief Strategy Officer for Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the Fortune 500 global distribution leader. In addition to leading all international distribution and sourcing businesses for Grainger, he played an instrumental role in transforming Grainger into one of the most successful B2B branch/eCommerce companies in the world. During his career Mr. Schweig was also responsible for Grainger's iconic catalog, its direct marketing businesses, and the company's M&A efforts. Prior to joining Grainger, he was a Partner at Bain & Company, where he focused on distribution, retailing, and consumer products channel marketing and sales.
Mr. Schweig is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Maritz, a global leader in corporate incentives, consumer loyalty programs, market research, and travel services. He also serves on the board of Magid Glove & Safety, a leading national manufacturer and distributor of safety products. Mr. Schweig is board member of TestEquity, a national leader in electronic testing and production supplies distribution. He is on the advisory boards of L.E.K. Consulting and the Center for Product and Brand Management at the University of Wisconsin.
Mr. Schweig received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Colgate University.
Current and Former Snow Phipps Portfolio Companies
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