ELEC-TECH SALES LTD. announces the retirement of John Baron after 31 years with the company – the last 20 years as its President.
John has had a long and illuminating Electrical industry career spanning over 37 years. His journey started after graduating from U. of Manitoba and joining Sylvania Lighting in a Sales and Marketing role in Calgary and Edmonton.
John's career path opportunities moved him to British Columbia where he soon joined Elec-Tech Sales in 1986. John managed sales and marketing initiatives throughout his outside sales role and territory coverage, eventually becoming President in 1997.
John always brought a positive energy, commitment and enthusiasm with his Partnership Group and played an important part of the long term direction, success and development of the company's excellent team of sales professionals.
In addition, John contributed his time and leadership skills with many industry associations including Past Board of Director roles; IESNA, B.C. Section, Past-Chair with CEMRA and two times Chair of the BCEA. John has also been an active part for many Manufacturer Representative (Rep Councils) with the manufacturers represented.
"John always brought his 'A' game with passion, dedication and with significant contributions for the advancement of our industry and mutual business success," commented Elec-Tech Sales. "We thank John for the exceptional years spent with Elec-Tech Sales and the electrical industry. On behalf of our organization please join us in wishing John and his family, his wife Shelley and daughters Lexie and Stephanie, the very best of good times, good health, happiness and the same success in retirement as enjoyed through his Electrical industry journey."