Keith VanderVennet was named to the newly created position of director of branch sales. He had been director of career development.
Andrew Ciesla was named area manager for the Northeast region. He joined Ferguson in 1998 through the acquisition of L&H Supply, where he was vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Most recently he was president and general manager of Ferguson's Lakewood, N.J., location.
Since joining Ferguson in 1992 he has served as satellite manager at different branches and was named Satellite Manager for the Year for 2002-2003.