Michael Souders Named Central Region Vice President

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2007 - WinWholesale Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors, has appointed Michael Souders vice president of its central region to oversee sales and operations in 14 states from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

The central region includes 146 of WinWholesale's 460 locally owned and operated companies in the U.S. Companies in the region represent seven brands under which WinWholesale does business: Winnelson, Winair, Winlectric, Windustrial, Winsupply, Wintronic and Winwater Works.

"Michael has a wealth of experience in sales and marketing. We look forward to him helping us continue to serve our customers with the products they need when they need them, local accountability backed by national strength and unparalleled product knowledge," said Monte Salsman, WinWholesale chief operating officer.

Souders joined WinWholesale from Heat Controller in Jackson, Mich., where he was vice president of sales. Heat Controller provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning products to wholesale distributors. Souders is located at WinWholesale's headquarters in Dayton.

About WinWholesale Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. is a leading supplier of domestic and industrial supplies and materials headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company consists of 460 wholesaling corporations in which WinWholesale is an equity partner, and also Noland Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary. Noland is a wholesaler headquartered in Newport News, Va. with more than 100 branches. Collectively, WinWholesale is referred to as "The Win Group of Companies."  In the group are companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of plumbing and heating supplies; industrial pipes, valves and fittings; heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; electrical equipment; electronics; industrial and commercial fastening hardware; waterworks and utility supplies; and domestic, commercial and industrial pumps.