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    Tim Horsman Joins AD Board of Directors

  • Jun 05, 2017

    AD, the $34 billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, announces the appointment of Tim Horsman, President and CEO of E.B Horsman & Son, to the AD Board of Directors.

    Established in 1900, E.B. Horsman & Son is independently owned and operated with 22 strategically placed locations and technical divisions in Western Canada. They serve contractors, purchasers and specifiers in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and Institutional markets. They have achieved platinum level status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and have a longstanding heritage of helping the people and communities in which they work. Tim Horsman is the fifth generation Horsman involved in the company.

    Tim has been involved in many facets of the electrical industry for more than twenty years and is actively involved in a variety of industry associations. He has held the position of Chairman of the Board for the BC Electrical Association and Electro-Federation Canada. Horsman sits on AD’s Canadian Electrical Divisional Board and will continue to do so.

    Tim shared the following regarding his new position, “This is an exciting time to be joining the AD Corporate Board. I look forward to working with the extremely talented group of leaders that Bill has assembled across our Divisions and within the AD management team. Developing talent, nurturing long-term relationships, establishing growth oriented and entrepreneurial strategies that will support best in class independent business are all passion points for this group. I’m confident that together we can build upon AD’s 35+ year record of growing the strongest independent distributor network in Canada, US and Mexico.”

    Bill Weisberg, AD’s Chairman & CEO says, “Tim has a terrific combination of industry knowledge, industry relationships, and a strong commitment to serving others. I personally look forward to working with him and learning from him as he joins our Board of Directors.”

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