Thomas Morgan Named Chairman and CEO of Baker & Taylor
Baker & Taylor, one of the largest wholesale book and entertainment product distributors, named Thomas I. Morgan chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 7.
“Tom Morgan joins Baker & Taylor with a strong background as a leader of some of the largest and best recognized distribution businesses, which will enhance our senior management and allow us to accelerate our strategic plans,” says Gary Apple, vice chairman of Castle Harlan Inc., which owns Baker & Taylor.
Morgan was previously president and CEO of Hughes Supply Inc., a Orlando, Fla.-based distributor of construction supplies.
“I am excited to be joining the existing senior management team at Baker & Taylor and continuing to build upon the core strengths of the company with its leading service offering to libraries and retail customers in the U.S. and abroad,” says Morgan.