Crawford Electric (Houston): Crawford Electric, a Sonepar company, recently announced that Kipper Hesson, currently serving as director of product strategy for Sonepar USA (SUSA), will be returning to Crawford as VP, vendor relations. Kipper will be responsible for managing all aspects of Crawford’s vendor relations, purchasing and product management strategies.
“We are very excited to have Kipper join the Crawford leadership team,” said Mike Dumas, president of Crawford, in the press release. “He brings a wealth of industry and vendor relations experience. Kipper’s business acumen, results orientation and commitment will have an immediate positive impact on our business.”
Kipper began his career with Service Wire in 2008, holding roles in plant operation, sales and purchasing. In 2013, he moved to Crawford as industrial wire manager and was promoted to director of purchasing in 2015, before taking his current role with SUSA in 2017.