John Tisera Takes the Reins at Johnstone Supply, North America's Leading HVACR Cooperative Wholesale Distributor

John Tisera

Effective Aug. 6, 2018, Johnstone Supply will be under the leadership of John Tisera, who is taking on the role of president and CEO of the 65-year old organization. Tisera brings more than 30 years of experience in the industrial distribution, services and manufacturing sectors to Johnstone Supply, the leading HVACR cooperative wholesale distributor in the U.S. and Canada.

“I’m looking forward to joining Johnstone’s strong management team, getting to know the members and our supplier partners to build on the excellent track record of the business,” said Johnstone Supply President and CEO John Tisera.

I'm looking forward to joining Johnstone's strong management team, getting to know the members and our supplier partners to build on the excellent track record of the business.

John Tisera, President & CEO

Tisera comes to Johnstone Supply from BlueLinx Corp., a $3.2 billion distributor of building and industrial products, where he served as senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Before BlueLinx, Tisera brought his Six Sigma Black Belt skills to bear at HD Supply where he served in increasingly responsible roles. Ultimately, Tisera was president of HD Supply Power Solutions, a $1.9 billion distributor of products and services to utility companies, electrical contractors and industrial manufacturers. After leading the successful divestiture of HD Supply Power Solutions to Anixter Inc., Tisera served as president of Anixter Utility Power Solutions.

John and his wife Jules have two grown daughters, Georgie and Kelly Jo.

About Johnstone Supply

Johnstone Supply is the leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry, with over $2 billion in annual sales and 418 independently owned store locations across the U.S and Canada. Johnstone Supply offers superior customer service, technical advice and training seminars, a print and online catalog of HVACR parts, supplies and equipment, and a website featuring products available from local stores. Johnstone is proud to be an official partner and active contributor to Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit providing emergency financial and other assistance to the families of military members and wounded warriors. (

Source: Johnstone Supply


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