Service Wire Co. (Culloden, WV)
Shane Berry (photo above) was promoted to director, manufacturing and distribution. He has been with Service Wire Co. as director, human resources for five years, working closely with the operations leadership team. During his career, Berry has also worked in the mining and steel industries in various leadership positions. Berry is a graduate of Virginia Tech and Radford University and earned a MBA with a concentration in industrial and organizational psychology, and bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Electro-Federation of Canada (EFC) (Toronto, ON)
Tom Mason is now vice president, marketing and channel development, and will report directly to Carol McGlogan, president and chief executive officer. He joins EFC from Sonepar Canada, where he worked for nearly 28 years. Mason has also been an active member of Electro-Federation of Canada, holding several top-level chair positions with the marketing network and an executive role on the national advisory council.
Affiliated Distributors (A-D) (Wayne, PA)
David Kinsella, president of A-D’s electrical business, left the buying/marketing group, according to a report in David Gordon’s www.electricaltrends.com. The post said he worked with Affiliated Distributors for 14 years and is leaving the group to “pursue an opportunity as a chief commercial officer with a manufacturer in the A-D community.”
Eaton Corp. (Cleveland)
Rodney Spottsville was promoted to senior vice president/general manager of the company’s Residential & Wiring Devices business unit and Craig Gob was promoted to senior vice president of the company’s Commercial Products & Assemblies business
Crum Electric Supply (Casper, WY)
Jeff Hockin, the company’s CEO, recently retired after 40 years in the electrical wholesaling industry and 37 of those years at Crum Electric Supply, according to a post on LinkedIn.
Acuity Brands (Atlanta)
Dr. Marcia Avedon was elected as an independent director for the company’s board of directors, as part of the company’s move to increase in the size of the board from 10 to 11 members. She will serve on the Governance and Compensation and Management Development Committees. Her term will expire at the company’s next annual meeting of stockholders.
Avedon most recently served as executive vice president, chief human resources, marketing and communications officer for Trane Technologies, where she was responsible for all global human resource and reputation management strategies and functions. She has more than two decades of expertise in leadership development, talent and succession management, executive compensation, brand building, organizational development, corporate governance, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies and large-scale organization and culture changes.
Casey Electric Sales, Bensenville, IL
Nancy Martin retired, according to a company LinkedIn post. Martin spent most of her electrical career with her family’s rep firm, Martin Electrical Sales, Kirkwood, MO, which Casey Electric Sales bought last year. She was very active in the St. Louis electrical community and won Electrical Wholesaling magazine’s 1990 GEM Rising Star Award and its 2011 GEM Award.