NEW ORLEANS - Hughes Supply Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Fla., has announced that Tim Pitre is now the branch manager at the New Orleans MRO branch.

Pitre is also new to Hughes Supply. Most recently he was a receiving and warehouse manager for New Orleans wine distributor Martin Wine Cellar. While Pitre is new to the MRO industry, he brings a unique understanding of purchasing and delivery systems to Hughes, according to the company. A New Orleans resident his whole life, Pitre currently lives in the suburb of Metairie.

When asked about his new position, Pitre explained, "I am most excited about the tremendous opportunity to grow our business in the outlying areas of Louisiana, as well as in Baton Rouge and the Gulf Coast to Pensacola."

Pitre and the New Orleans MRO branch can be reached at 800-771-2423.

Hughes Supply distributes over 300,000 products through approximately 460 wholesale outlets located in 34 states. For additional information, visit

Publication date: 12/01/2003