Sonepar USA (Charleston, SC)
Scott Jansen (Photo above) will be promoted to president of Quality Electric Distribution (QED) from his current position as vice president of sales and marketing at QED, effective Sept. 1. Outgoing president Dave Dahl has decided to move from his position as president of QED to vice president of sales at the company. He will remain active with the QED sales team, while also supporting other strategic initiatives across Sonepar USA.
“We are very appreciative of Dave’s leadership, enthusiasm and the outstanding job he did to continually provide QED customers with exceptional service,” said Rob Taylor, president of Sonepar North America, said in the press release. “Dave and Scott will be working together over the next couple of months to provide a smooth transition for QED. The team is in very capable hands with Scott stepping into the role.”
Jansen began his career in the industry at QED in 1993 as a delivery driver in the Denver market. Over his 28-years with the company he has held many positions, including several in senior management, that have helped drive QED’s extensive growth since joining the Sonepar network of companies. Jansen holds a BA in marketing from the University of Colorado.
OmniCable (West Chester, PA)
Alyssa Giesler joined the company as Cincinnati regional manager and will manage the day-to-day operations and leadership of OmniCable’s Cincinnati branch, which services electrical distributors in Ohio, Northern Kentucky and southern Indiana. Prior to OmniCable, Giesler was the Midwest regional industrial manager for Prysmian Group Cables and Systems USA. In addition, she has held various sales positions with General Cable - Prysmian Group USA, including Mountain West territory sales manager, South Central territory manager and national solar construction sales manager, USA.
Nucor Corp. (Charlotte, NC)
Norma Clayton was elected to the company’s board of directors effective Sept. 1. She most recently served as vice president for Learning, Training and Development at Boeing from July 2007 until her retirement in March 2016. Clayton currently serves as chair of the board of trustees of Tuskegee University and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2009.
Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) (St. Louis)
The association honored Doug Moore of HECO Kentucky Service Co. as the 2021 recipient of the EASA Exceptional Achievement Service Award. Established in 1997, this annual award recognizes individuals who have provided exceptional service to the electrical apparatus sales and service industry over a lifetime.