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Promotions and New Appointments

Nov. 1, 2003
Kevin Bergstrom was appointed general sales manager for the All-Test department at BJM Corp., Old Saybrook, Conn. He has more than 15 years of experience

Kevin Bergstrom was appointed general sales manager for the All-Test department at BJM Corp., Old Saybrook, Conn. He has more than 15 years of experience in predictive maintenance and trouble shooting of electrical motors.

At Graybar Electric, St. Louis, Mo., Arnold R. Kelly has been appointed national product manager for the Electrical Marketing Group. He was an area manager in California. Chris L. Long has been appointed national product specialist, Comm/Data Voice products. He was formerly a project manager.

Jim Targonski was named construction division manager at Platt Electric Supply, Beaverton, Ore. Previously, he was distributor sales manager for Cutler-Hammer in Pittsburgh, Pa.

At Houston Wire & Cable Co., Houston, Texas, Charles A. Sorrentino was appointed president and chief executive officer. He was most recently president and chief operating officer of HVAC distributor Pameco Corp. John Myers, former president and chief executive officer, was appointed chairman of the board.

At Missouri Valley Electric Co., Kansas City, Mo., Rick Boswell was named industrial sales manager. Most recently he was a profitability specialist for General Electric Supply. Tom Bachkora was named construction sales manager. Previously, he was sales/product development manager for C.A.M. Sales in Michigan. Phil Hite was named team developer for the Logistics Team. Tony Ellingsworth was named planner on the OEM sales team. Jess Bodelson was named controller/accounting manager.

Robert Fazio was promoted to marketing manager for Industrial Power Cable at Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga. He was previously assistant marketing manager of distributor sales and a sales engineer.

Rick Rice has been appointed national sales manager at Lyncole XIT Grounding, Torrance, Calif. He was previously director of the Land Mobile division for Standard Communications.

At Greenlee Textron, Rockford, Ill., Bill Shulha was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing. Shulha previously was director of North American sales. Dean Ferb was promoted to vice president of operations. Ferb will be responsible for Greenlee's manufacturing and distribution operations in Rockford and Genoa, Ill., and Fairmount, Minn. Chuck Clark was promoted to plant manager of Greenlee's Fairmount, Minn., manufacturing facility. John Green was named Electrical, Construction and Maintenance market manager. He previously worked for Garden Way, Inc., and Leviton Mfg. Co.

At Industrial Electric Manufacturing, Inc., Fremont, Calif., the following new regional sales directors were named: John McRee for Southern California; Ken Box for the Southeast; Jay Miller for Northern California; and Juan Llaneza for Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Hawaii.

William McDowell was appointed vice president of sales and marketing at Anamet Electrical, Inc., Mattoon, Ill.

Jack Angel has been named manager of sales and marketing for Amprobe Instrument, Lynbrook, N.Y. Angel has over 20 years of industry experience with companies including Greenlee Textron and BRK Brands.

Steven Vineis was appointed sales manager, Power Distribution Products division, at Acme Electric Corp., Lumberton, N.C. He has 18 years of experience in the electrical industry with North American Philips and Wieland Electric, Inc.

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