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W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

(GWW)
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Business Summary
Logo W.W. Grainger, Inc.
W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. The Company offers its products and services to businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada, with presence also in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The Company operates through two segments, which include the United States and Canada. The Company's business support functions provide coordination and guidance in the areas of accounting and finance, business development, communications and investor relations, compensation and benefits, information systems, health and safety, global supply chain functions, human resources, risk management, internal audit, legal, real estate, security, tax and treasury. The Company's other businesses also include Zoro Tools, Inc. (Zoro), the single channel online business in the United States, MonotaRO Co. (MonotaRO) in Japan, and operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Number of employees : 23 100 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States8,31072.3%8,56172.6% +3.02%
Other2,64723%2,76023.4% +4.27%
Canada529.004.6%476.004% -10.02%
Sales per region
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States8,86577.2%9,20078% +3.78%
Other Foreign Countries2,08218.1%2,10317.8% +1.01%
Canada539.004.7%494.004.2% -8.35%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Donald Macpherson522017Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Deidra Merriwether512021Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Jonny LeRoy-2020Chief Technology Officer
Brian P. Anderson692011Lead Independent Director
Neil S. Novich652011Independent Director
Michael James Roberts692011Independent Director
V. Ann Hailey692011Independent Director
Stuart L. Levenick67-Lead Independent Director
Ernest Santi582011Independent Director
Rodney C. Adkins, Dr.612014Independent Director
Members of the board
NameAgeSinceTitle
Donald Macpherson522017Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Brian P. Anderson692011Lead Independent Director
Neil S. Novich652011Independent Director
Michael James Roberts692011Independent Director
V. Ann Hailey692011Independent Director
Stuart L. Levenick67-Lead Independent Director
Ernest Santi582011Independent Director
Rodney C. Adkins, Dr.612014Independent Director
Beatriz R. Perez502017Independent Director
Lucas E. Watson492017Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 109,659,219 45,032,211 41.1% 57,549,074 52.5% 41.1%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 5,042,731 9.68%
Susan Williams 5,039,488 9.67%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) 3,095,300 5.94%
Sands Capital Management LLC 2,961,702 5.68%
Longview Partners LLP 2,246,182 4.31%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 2,242,579 4.30%
ClearBridge Investments LLC 2,034,013 3.90%
PRIMECAP Management Co. 2,008,466 3.85%
Capital Research & Management Co. 1,962,300 3.77%
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. 1,631,267 3.13%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
MonotaRO Co., Ltd. (3064) 250,112,00049.9%5,811,825,032 USD
Company contact information
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201

Phone : +1.847.535.1000
Fax : +1.847.535.0878
Web : http://www.grainger.com