Herb Slater, a well-known presence in electrical industry circles for decades as president of Slater Electric, Glen Cove and Duplex Electrical Supply, Port Washington, N.Y., passed away on Oct. 15 at age 84....More
Congratulations to the executives from Russlectric, Border States Electric, Van Meter Industrial, Service Wire, IEWC, CenterStar Energy Services and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff on their promotions and accomplishments.
CenterStar Energy Services, a national solar construction and installation firm, has appointed Kathy Rusko as CEO and a member of its board of directors. Rusko was most recently senior V.P. for Sonepar North America....More
Greg Beaudry is now Remke's business development manager – Southeast and will be responsible for all sales channel activities in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia....More
Omni Cable has hired Jim Alton as regional manager of the Los Angeles branch. In this role, Alton will provide business leadership to the Los Angeles branch and oversee sales, development, and distribution for the southern California region....More
Click through this image gallery to check out which industry execs are on the move this month. Featured this month are folks from Omni Cable, ElectroTech, Crescent Electric Supply, Border States, BSE and Allied Wire.
Atkore recently realigned its sales organization to better serve its customers by providing customers with a single point of contact for Atkore’s entire Electrical Raceway portfolio under the flagship brands of Allied Tube & Conduit, AFC Cable, Unistrut, PowerStrut, Heritage Plastics, Cope and Kaf-tech....More
Jack Lawson, EECO's president and CEO since Jan. 2001, will retire on June 30. Mark Holmes, formerly senior vice president of sales, has been named president-elect and will assume the role of president and CEO at that time....More
Since mobile devices are so commonplace in our personal lives, we expect the same functionality in our work lives. This has become a challenge for distributors. In particular, many distributors are seeing rising expectations among their customers for faster and better service, wherever they—or their customers—are based. To meet these expectations, you need to ensure that your employees—wherever they are—can access your business system, and communicate quickly and efficiently with customers and employees at other locations....More
There’s no question eCommerce has changed the distribution landscape.
· It’s changed how you find, engage, and retain customers
· It’s changed your relationship with customers and the skills your people need to serve them
· It’s become a necessary business tool...More
In recent years, distributors have seen their markets drastically change with new competitors and new product categories appearing almost daily, and customers wanting to change the way they buy products and services. And when markets change, distributors must change....More