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John Magri Joins Sexton Group as Director of Programs.

April 21, 2021

 WINNIPEG, MB, APRIL 21, 2021 – Eric Palmer, Vice President and General Manager, is pleased to announce that John Magri has joined the Sexton Group as the Director of Programs. In his new position, John will manage sourcing and negotiating product, vendor relationships, direct relationships with Sexton Group members, and developing and implementing strategic purchasing plans.

John has over 30 years of experience in purchasing and procurement. For the past 16 years, John has worked with a prominent building supply dealer in Manitoba as their General Manager. In this role, he was responsible for all retail departments, store operations, inventory management, customer service, and store staff supervision. Prior to this, John held progressive roles with Princess Auto and then went on to experience an entrepreneur's life. Throughout his career, John has always enjoyed working with people and developing new skills. He is looking forward to sharing his experiences and insights as a member of the Sexton Team and being a part of our growth.

I am very excited to be joining such a dynamic team of individuals who are so dedicated to the success of their members. I look forward to working with the Sexton Team and our members across Canada to not only stay competitive but to help grow their business in our ever-changing marketplace,” says Magri.

Sexton Group prides itself on providing exceptional service to all members, including strong advocacy with vendor partners, providing transactional excellence and ensuring members remain competitive in local markets. “John is a welcome addition to our professional and dedicated team of individuals who are focused on providing exemplary services to our members,” says Palmer. “I know he will do great things.”


Sexton Group Ltd. is an independently owned buying group for building materials, hardware, lumber and manufactured structures. We are a dedicated team of industry experts focused on our independent members’ success. We negotiate strong, regionally competitive programs for all members coast-to-coast. We work for our members every day, so they can focus on what matters most – their business. We are committed to our 300 members, representing over 400 locations in every province and territory in Canada. 



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