Ferguson named Rob Braig to the newly created position of regional manager commercial-industrial, where he will work with corporate business development. Initially he will oversee Sierra Craft (including Pacific Fire and Safety); Energy and Process; and Lane Pipe. He joined Ferguson in 1978 amd was promoted to corporate manager of inventories in 1981. He served as operations manager, then president/general manager for Baton Rouge, La., then was named president/general manager of Charlotte, N.C. in 1984.