Posted October 16, 2023

Jon-Don welcomes new CEO

Jon-Don, a distributor of commercial supplies, equipment, consumables, and know-how to specialty contractors, has welcomed Eric Royse as the new chief executive officer.

Eric RoyseHe has been a member of the Jon-Don board for two years and is a seasoned distribution executive with over 25 years of experience in several different industries. Most recently, he was CEO at Continental Battery Systems for over five years.

At Continental, he transformed a small, localized family-owned battery distribution business into the largest wholly-owned independent seller of batteries and battery accessories in North America with the most diverse product, channel, and customer profile. The business increased 10-fold during Eric’s tenure, providing outstanding opportunities for employees, customers, and supply partners.

The company described Royse as a growth and commercial-oriented CEO who leads with passion, energy, and constant positive reinforcement. He is customer-centric and will bring his experience and “find a way” attitude to Jon-Don.

“I am excited and honored to have this opportunity to lead such a great organization,” said Royse. “Jon-Don provides essential products and services and has a market reputation to be proud of. I am confident we will provide an excellent growth platform for our team members, customers, suppliers, and investors.”