The Distribution Research and Education Foundation (DREF) of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) recently announced the election of David E. Griffith, President/CEO, Modern Group Ltd., to the DREF Board of Directors.
Modern Group Ltd., New Hope, Pa., is a privately owned distributor of material handling, construction and maintenance equipment serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Griffith is also President of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), an NAW member association.
Prior to joining Modern Group. Griffith served as an executive at IBM Corporation, Rolm Corporation and MCI Corporation.Established by the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors in 1967, DREF has produced a distinguished body of work, consistent with its mission of sponsoring studies on strategic management