Greg Polli is Senior Vice President, Category Management. Greg serves as the primary point of contact to MSC's supplier community and has responsibility for category strategies, product line profitability, new product and business development, private branding, global procurement, and purchasing and operational costs. Since 1989, he has held a variety of leadership roles throughout our metalworking and MRO categories as well as other strategic company areas. Previously, he served as our Vice President, Product Management from November 2005 to July 2015, our Vice President, Metalworking from November 2002 to November 2005, our Vice President, Metalworking Merchandising from April 2002 to November 2002 and our Vice President, Product from October 1999 to April 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Polli held various positions of increasing responsibility at our company in product management and merchandising since joining our company in 1988.
Greg has served on multiple industry boards, including the Industrial Supply Manufacturers Association and the Industrial Supply Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Long Island chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He serves as President of the George Polli Foundation, which has raised more than $1.5 million for research toward the cure and treatments for type 1 diabetes.
Greg graduated from Hofstra University with a bachelor's degree in marketing.