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Douglas W. York, president and CEO of Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, headquartered in Phoenix, and the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) chairman of the board, headed a delegation of key distribution company CEOs in a conference call on March 17 with President Trump and Vice President Pence focusing on the importance of maintaining a strong supply chain for critical supplies in the face of the COVID-19 emergency.
“The President clearly understands how important the distribution sector is in maintaining the availability of vital goods and commodities where they are needed,” York said. “He stressed the need for us to be especially responsive to the increased demand for supplies for hospitals and other medical facilities. We thanked him for his leadership and pledged that we would.”