Williams Distributing announced the promotion of Jeffrey Beaton to president. He will continue his role as chief operating officer while taking on new responsibilities.

“We have been focused on the overall growth and success of Williams Distributing. Jeff’s natural leadership ability and vision will guide us in the continuation of that focus. I wish Jeff congratulations,” said Mike Koster, CEO of Williams Distributing. 

Before starting his career at Williams in 2008, Beaton had over 20 years of industry experience. He had owned an HVAC wholesale business, which was incorporated into the Williams family. During his 13 years at Williams Distributing, Beaton has played a vital role in the company’s achievements and growth while navigating many planned and unplanned changes. He will continue his leadership and direction in his additional role as President.