WinWholesale (Dayton, OH) named Monte Salsman chief operating officer. He will oversee the support operations of nearly 450 local Win companies across the United States, which serve under the Winnelson, Winlectric, Windustrial, Winsupply, Wintronic and Winwater Works brands.

Salsman had been senior vice president of sales and marketing at Johnstone Supply (Portland, OR), an HVAC/R cooperative distributor. He has also held positions with Wesco Distribution, Platt Electric Supply and Westinghouse Electric Supply.

Salsman succeeds Jack Osenbaugh, who has been with WinWholesale 34 years and served as COO since 1994. Osenbaugh will remain with the organization to work with senior management on special projects.

In other news, Ed D'Amico was named area leader for the Northeastern region, responsible for assisting in the growth and operations of 42 Win companies in New England and New York. D'Amico has spent 32 years in wholesaling, most recently as president of Shelton (CT) Winair since opening the company in 1980.