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People On the Move - Feb. 24, 2023 Update

Feb. 23, 2023

McNaughton-McKay Electric Co. (Madison Heights, MI)

Donald Slominski Jr., chairman and CEO,  (photo - left) will retire from the CEO role on March 31. The board of directors has appointed Mark Borin to succeed Slominski as CEO on April 1. Following this transition, Slominski will continue to serve on the organization’s board of directors in the role of executive chairman.

Slominski joined McNaughton-McKay in 1996 as the director of finance and was elected president and CEO in 2005. A steadfast and strategic leader, Slominski guided McNaughton-McKay through the successful transition from a family-owned to an employee-owned organization, delivering a number of strategic acquisitions and transforming the company from 800 employees and $450 million revenues to 1,750 employees and $2.2 billion in revenues. As executive chairman of the board, Slominski will continue to provide leadership and direction, working collectively with Borin and the board to develop strategy for the company’s future growth and ESOP management.

Borin joined the McNaughton-McKay leadership team as president in June 2020. Prior to joining the company, Borin spent 12 years at Pentair, most recently as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

McNaughton-McKay is ranked #8 on Electrical Wholesaling’s 2022 Top 150 Distributors ranking.

Sonepar USA (Charleston, SC)

Mike Smith, senior VP Business Relationship Management and Data Insights, and Scott Schuenke, VP of Strategic Development, and Integration Management, will be retiring this June.

Schuenke started at Viking Electric in marketing before moving to Sonepar USA as VP of Marketing and Communications, and most recently held the position of VP of Strategic Development for North America. Scott also led the Innovation Incubator, a program that brought together teams from across Sonepar USA to research and present solutions to business challenges.

Smith began his career at Roden Electric before moving to Eclipse, where he helped create and promote ERP and digital solutions. In 2006 he joined OneSource Distributors, becoming president by the time Sonepar acquired OneSource. In 2016 Smith became chief information officer and VP of Operations and Logistics for Sonepar USA.

Agilix Solutions (St. Louis)

Roy Davis was promoted to director of Construction Sales for the company’s South Region. Davis will be based in the Agilix Bartlett, TN, branch and will lead the region’s outside construction sales team and project solutions group.

Davis, a former field electrician, spent 22 years with the company holding positions at all levels including, account manager, counter manager, project solutions group manager and most recently, power distribution specialist. Davis will report to Dave Armstrong, VP for Agilix Solutions’ South Region. The company was ranked #42 on Electrical Wholesaling’s 2022 Top 150 ranking.