Reibus Expands in Canada with New Hire

Written by Tim Triplett

Reibus, an online industrial marketplace, has expanded its footprint outside the United States with the hiring of Doug Thompson as its country leader for Canada.

Thompson brings more than 30 years of steel manufacturing and supply chain experience to his new role. Most recently, he served as president of Coilplus Canada. “After having spent a career in both transactional and lead commercial roles in the steel community in Canada, I am very excited to be able to bring the Reibus technology solution to supply chain inefficiencies across the metals space,” he said.

Thompson’s appointment enables Reibus to continue to expand its presence in Canada, using Reibus’ unique technology platform to better serve buyers and sellers.

“At Reibus, our mission is to lead with technology, to solve ingrained supply chain problems in the industrial material market. Combining technology with industry expertise is critical to our success,” said John Armstrong, founder and CEO of Reibus. “Doug’s appointment is in line with building and executing Reibus’ long-term go-to-market strategy, as the company strives to transform the industrial supply chain.”

Reibus ( claims to be an independent SaaS-enabled marketplace that utilizes technology to solve ingrained supply chain problems in the industrial material market by reducing lead-time, improving inventory and streamlining finance and freight services.

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