Jean-Sébastien Bercier, CPMR / Vice-Président Ventes et Marketing chez Desdowd et président de la Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (CEMRA) a pour une deuxième année consécutive participé à un grand événement de cyclisme, sur deux jours : le Cyclo-défi Enbridge contre le cancer au bénéfice du Centre du cancer Segal de l’Hôpital général juif. Les 5 et 6 juillet dernier, accompagné de milliers d’autres cyclistes, il a parcouru les routes du Québec. Jean-François a pris cet engagement pour en finir avec cette terrible maladie, et, confie-t-il il devra faire beaucoup d’efforts pour y arriver.
Located across from Clear Lake in Ontario’s Kawarthas region, Michael’s Way is a cottage retreat for chronically ill children and their families. It’s an ongoing labour of love, and one that can use your help.
I crossed paths with Patrick Marion during my first interview in the electrical industry world almost 20 years ago. My mandate was to meet with electrical industry leaders so that I could learn the trends, the origins, the actors… In short, to learn more about the world in which I was going to dive. The subject of the interview was Pierre Dowd, who introduced me at the end to Patrick Marion by saying hey, here’s the person who will succeed me.
Becoming one of the largest independently owned distributors in Ontario is one thing, protecting the brand that made the business so successful is another. In 1955 Joseph Ozad founded Electrozad in Windsor Ontario and the company has thrived and prospered in markets that are diverse and wide spread.
Maureen Bzowy entered into the Canadian electrical industry in 1966 having been challenged by her father to simply get a job so she could start paying rent. Undaunted she went out into the industrial park in Vancouver and started the daily trek delivering resumes, aggressively pursuing this challenge like she has all others. Like so many of us in the electrical industry there was no master plan to join the electrical industry specifically but an opportunity from the then GE Supply Sales and Distribution, gave her a position in an administrative role.