Affiliated Distributors (AD) (Wayne, Pa.): Ed Crawford has accepted the position of president U.S. Electrical and International Development, effective May 5. He comes to AD from Philips Lighting North America where he held the position of senior V.P. and general manager of Professional Lighting and was formerly president and CEO, Philips Light Sources and Electronics North America, responsible for all Philips Lamp and Ballast activities in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Mr. Crawford began his Philips career in 1988 and held many senior executive posts with global sales and marketing responsibilities for the company. He is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a BS in Aeronautical Science and holds an MBA in Marketing and International Business from New York University.