Turtle &Hughes (Linden, N.J.): Long-time employee Richard (Rick) Reffler has been appointed president. Reffler joined the company in 1996 and has served in several leadership positions, most recently as executive V.P. of the executive committee. Reffler joined Turtle & Hughes as manager of its Plainfield, N.J., branch after serving as officer and part owner of Northern Electric Supply Co., South Plainfield, N.J. Reffler helped create several of Turtle & Hughes’ technical groups, including Data Communications, Green Energy Solutions, New York Lighting, and Marketing. He further took part in guiding the company's growth through acquisitions and branch expansions with a focus on national accounts.