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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM)

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.

75 Maxess Road
Melville, NY 11747
United States

IndustryIndustrial Equipment Wholesale
Full Time Employees6,000

Key Executives

Mr. Erik David GershwindChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.22M624.74k46
Mr. Rustom F. Jilla BCom, MBA, CA (Sri Lanka), CMA (UK)Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP625.03kN/A57
Mr. Steve ArmstrongSr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.460.42k312.22k59
Ms. Kari HeerdtChief People Officer and Sr. VP397.99kN/A49
Mr. Douglas E. JonesChief Supply Chain Officer and Exec. VP479.56k259.1k53
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company’s MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It offers approximately 1,000,000 stock-keeping units through its master catalogs; weekly, monthly, and quarterly specialty and promotional catalogs; brochures; and the Internet, such as its Websites comprising mscdirect.com and use-enco.com. The company serves primarily through its distribution network of 85 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. In addition, it distributes fasteners and other consumables for customers in manufacturing, government, the Department of Defense, transportation, and natural resources end-markets. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

Corporate Governance

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.