Jack Carlson, executive V.P. and president, North American Business, Southwire, was named chairman of the Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA). Alex Orr was named V.P. of sales for induction lighting manufacturer Everlast Lighting. Michael DeVoney is now president of Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS). David Delgado is now manager of lighting application and certification at MaxLite. Stu Thorne, CEO of Southwire, was named the Copper Club’s Copper Man of the Year and the 2014 recipient of the club’s coveted Ankh Award.