The Government of Canada is committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations by 2050 through the Greening Government Strategy. On November 17, at COP 27, on behalf of the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that Canada has joined the Net-Zero Government Initiative.
Recently, Eddy Group Limited was pleased to announce Emily VanToever has accepted the position of Branch Manager at their new location in Charlottetown, PEI which is scheduled to open in early 2023. Emily began her new position on Monday, November 21, 2022, and will report to Richard Barker, Corporate Sales Manager.
BJ Electric Supplies have recently announced the retirement of a member of its executive team, Kevin Gutsch, Vice-President of Operations, which will occur on or before November 30th, 2022.
Mark Djerrahian, ABB, has been appointed the new Chair of EFC’s Supply Chain Network. Mark has been on the Committee for several years and when asked to consider the Chair position, enthusiastically accepted the challenge. New this year is the Vice Chair position to be held by Chris Moon, Ideal Supply. He too has been on the Supply Chain committee since inception and brings great insight from a distribution perspective.
Founded in 2021, Electric Avenue had one mission, to speed up electrical vehicle adoption in North America by providing convenient, affordable, and easy-to-use smart charging solutions for residential and commercial use. Their charging system provides innovative technology that manages the communication between your electric vehicle, grid, building, and charger.
Westburne are pleased to announce that Sara Florez has joined Westburne as Marketing and Communications Specialist for Ontario. Sara will lead, support, and execute all marketing campaigns for the Ontario Division.
Supporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain generationally-sustainable, Southwire is pleased to announce a new commercial investment with Sinclair Digital Services, Inc. Sinclair Digital Services, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is a designer, equipment reseller and system integrator of advanced connected buildings, with an emphasis on Direct Current (DC) microgrids.
Intelligent power management company Eaton is excited to announce that it has been named a Mansfield 2.0 Certified Legal Department (MRLD) and achieved the MRLD Certification Plus designation. These achievements indicate that the company has met MRLD’s consideration requirement by considering at least 50% historically underrepresented lawyers for its leadership roles and exceeded it, with underrepresented lawyers comprising at least 50% of Eaton’s current legal leadership team.
Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, along with Footprint Project today announced their work to develop and deploy mobile, cloud-connected microgrids for disaster relief was named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 which features “200 extraordinary innovations changing our lives.”
LEDVANCE LLC, the maker of LEDVANCE and SYLVANIA general lighting products in the US and Canada, announced the company is opening an Eastern Distribution Center (EDC) in Easton, Pennsylvania to service the eastern US region. The EDC will start supporting pilot customers this December with full rollout in early 2023.
Westburne are pleased to announce that Jennifer Schilling has accepted the position of National Lighting Category Manager for Westburne Canada. In this new role, Jennifer will work alongside Westburne’s Divisional Vendor Relations Managers to ensure that they have a healthy offering of the most current lighting products right across Canada.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently announced that Rich Stinson, Southwire’s president and CEO, has been named as Chairman of its Board of Governors. “Rich has made countless contributions to NEMA in a number of leadership roles over the past decade.” said Debra Philips, NEMA president and CEO.
Ontario is planning for the long-term reliability and affordability of the province’s clean energy supply by appointing the remaining members of the Electrification and Energy Transition Panel. Today, the province appointed Dr. Monica Gattinger and Chief Emeritus Emily Whetung, former Chief of Curve Lake First Nation, to the Panel, where they join Panel Chair Mr. David Collie.
With the recent retirement of Bruno Ardito, BeLuce Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Michelle Zeiger as the new Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. Michelle has been with BeLuce (formerly Beghelli) for over 11 years and has over 25 years of experience within the electrical industry.
Rova Products Canada is a custom cable assembly facility serving the North American and European markets. Their custom cable experts work with you to produce reliable and effective products, including custom cable, wiring harnesses, fibre optics, and cable overmolding.
The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) has finalized the acquisition of DATAgility, an award-winning data management services provider. This acquisition helps position IDEA to accelerate the Harmonized Data Model (HDM) Initiative and adds expertise to further support its customers and mission.