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    • November 13, 2017

      STANDARD announces that Frank Garcia has joined the company's sales team in Ontario as a Lighting Specialist. Covering Southwestern Ontario, Frank brings with him more than 30 years of sales experience in the electrical industry – notably at an engineering design firm. "Frank will certainly be a great asset to the company,"  said STANDARD.

      Frank can be reached by e-mail at frank.garcia@standardpro.com.

    • November 10, 2017

      WAGO has named John Bukowski as its new Distribution Channel Manager of North America. John has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Technology and Automated Manufacturing from the ITT Technical Institute. Professionally, he brings a wealth of experience to WAGO having worked in technical sales for over 30 years in companies such as Eaton, Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc. and Schneider Electric.

    • November 08, 2017

      VISCOR INC. announces the appointment of John Pannunzio as Director of Customer Success and Business Strategy. In this new role, John brings his expertise to ensure an outwardly focused, customer centric view, while creating and restructuring internal processes to suit the demanding needs of the modern customer.

      John is a member of the Viscor family where he has led the Customer Service department for the past 7 years. John is a facts-based driven leader with a technically-minded, calming approach that quickly identifies, analyzes, and solves strategic and operational problems in fast-paced, complex environment.

      John can be reached at 416.245.7816 ext. 283 or e-mail jpannunzio@viscor.com.

    • November 08, 2017

      VISCOR INC. announces the appointment of Eric Spada as Director of U.S. Sales. In this role, Eric brings an in-depth knowledge of our internal systems and his experience in sales management which will contribute to successfully leading our U.S. team of Regional Managers.

      Eric is a member of the Viscor family where he has held the position of Sales Operations Manager for North America. Eric has shown tremendous capability and enthusiasm in his role this past year. Prior to Viscor, Eric joined us from TAMCO Group where he was responsible for leading a team of Business Development Managers and Sales Specialists.

      Eric can be reached at 416.245.7991 ext. 281 or e-mail espada@viscor.com

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    STANDARD also welcomes Céleste Tremblay to its Montréal Sales Team. With more than 15 years of experience in customer service, Céleste will be a great help in building and maintaining relationships with existing and future customers.

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