Dakota Supply Group (DSG) has added Paul Kennedy as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Starting June 11, Kennedy will lead DSG’s management efforts and oversee the company’s business operations. He will be based out of DSG’s Plymouth, Minnesota office, but will also spend time at DSG’s 33 locations throughout Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Before joining DSG, Kennedy served as President and COO of Midwest-based First Supply. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in progressively senior management roles with Westburne Supply, Ferguson Enterprises and Woseley in Canada.
“This is an exciting time for DSG,” says Tom Ferree, chairman of DSG’s Board of Directors. “Paul is not only a strategic visionary, he is also very effective at putting those ideas into action. This is exactly what our customers and our employee owners require.”