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People On the Move - September 24, 2021 Update

Sept. 24, 2021
People on the move at ABB and DeFazio Industries.

ABB (Atlanta): Dave Henrichs is senior VP of Sales for the Commercial, Industrial & OEM (CIO) U.S.-West Region. He will be responsible for the sales of products, system and services for the Electrification business. The CIO-West leadership team includes five U.S.-West district teams (Midwest, Mountain, Northern California, Southern California & Northwest), as well as an OEM Business Development, Lifecycle Management, Regional Distribution Channel and Strategic Accounts teams. In addition to the direct ABB employees, Henrichs will oversee vendor agencies that support ABB in the western United States.

Henrichs succeeds Deni Miller who was recently named senior VP-Installation Product Sales, Electrification U.S. after leading the Midwest district through the ABB/GE Industrial integration. His responsibility will be to continue the growth trajectory as customers experience the benefits of the new ABB electrification one line of power and control products. Henrichs was most recently Midwest district sales manager for the CIO West region.

With more than 26 years of industry experience, Henrichs joined ABB two years ago as district manager for the Chicago district. He has held various sales and operation leadership roles in the electrical distribution, control and automation industry with Schneider Electric, General Electric and Faro Technologies. Henrichs has a BS from the University of Minnesota.

DeFazio Industries (Glen Allen, VA): Andy Shook has joined the company as an outside sales representative for the South Carolina market. Shook began his career as an electrical systems repair technician with the United States Marine Corps and brings years of inside sales and installation experience to DeFazio Industries. “Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia are crucial markets for our organization,” said Anthony DeFazio, an outside sales rep with the firm. “Between Andy’s military background and his experience in electrical distribution, we believe he will become a valuable sales resource to our customers in South Carolina and beyond.”

DeFazio Industries is an electrical manufacturer’s representative firm that covers three territories including Maryland and Washington DC, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The company represents the Atkore brands including ACS/Uni-Fab, AFC Cable Systems, Allied Tube & Conduit, Allied Fittings, Calbond, Calbrite, Calconduit, Cope Cable Tray, Kaf-Tech, Power-Strut and Unistrut. The company also represents Cerrowire, General Cable, Littelfuse, Orbit Industries and Prysmian Group.