Affiliated Distributors (AD) Wayne, Pa.: John Eggleton will become president of Affiliated Distributors' U.S. Electrical Division effective April 8, replacing David Oldfather, who after nine years is leaving A-D to pursue other endeavors. Eggleton comes to A-D after serving for 10 years as CEO of A-D’s sister company, supplyFORCE.
Bill Weisberg, A-D chairman and CEO, said in the press release announcing the appointment, “John brings a great mix of leadership, humility, operational experience, sales and negotiation experience, managerial skills and customer care. We are fortunate to be welcoming someone that has such a perfect set of skills for this position and such a deep understanding of our group and its culture. John’s passion for the cause of independents and his collaborative team-oriented approach to business will be well received by our members and suppliers.”
“David Oldfather’s nine year tenure at the helm of the Electrical Division brought foundational stability and growth opportunities that will continue to flourish under John’s leadership. We wish David the best in his future endeavors.”