Sonepar USA (Charleston, S.C.): Sean Leahy will join the Sonepar USA senior management team as the new president of Sonepar USA key accounts. Leahy will develop the Sonepar USA key accounts platform, focus on core electric opportunities for the Sonepar businesses, and work closely with leadership of the company’s Hagemeyer/IDG businesses on shared-selling efforts in the industrial, safety and integrated supply markets....More
Orgatech Omegalux Architectural Lighting (Azusa, Calif.): George Bosson AmerillumBrands Bosson has a BA in legal studies from the University of Massachusetts and a MA in organizational development at Fairfield University.
Paul Jeffries is now president and COO of Summit Electric Supply, a new position within the company. He was previously group vice president and general manager for a publicly-traded international distributor....More
Nancy Szankowski is Knipex's new senior marketing specialist and will manage national and regional trade shows, support sales, develop product launch materials, and assist with product development and market research....More
IDEA announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors and officers. Wes Smith, president, Mayer Electric Supply, is now chairman, from vice chair, and Christopher Curtis, senior advisor, Schneider Electric, is now vice chair/chairman elect....More
James R. (Rick) McCann joined WinWholesale as V.P., supply chain and logistics, Sourcing Services, and Matt Newcomer joined WinWholesale as director of talent acquisition and succession planning, effective Jan. 29....More
The North American electrical wholesaling industry is being rocked by mergers & acquisitions, advances in technology, new competition from offshore and an uncertain economy. In this 60-minute webinar, Electrical Wholesaling Chief Editor Jim Lucy will discuss the changes in the electrical market now having the most impact on electrical distributors, electrical manufacturers and independent manufacturers’ reps....More