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Paul Kennedy Ad Dsg

DSG’s Kennedy Elected to AD’s Corporate Board of Directors

May 31, 2023

Affiliated Distributors (Wayne, PA): Paul Kennedy, president and CEO of Dakota Supply Group, has been elected to AD’s board of directors. Kennedy has more than 30 years of experience in the plumbing, electrical, HVAC/R and waterworks distribution industries. He leads Dakota Supply Group, an employee-owned distributor of products and solutions for a diverse range of industries, including electrical; plumbing; HVAC; refrigeration; communications; utility; automation; waterworks; on-site sewer; water and well; and filtration and metering technology.

Kennedy's previous executive positions include president and COO of a Midwest-based distributor. Prior to that, Kennedy spent 19 years in senior management roles in the U.S. and Canada for a large global plumbing distributor. Kennedy serves as an independent director for The Bostwick-Braun Co. and as the director on boards of the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and American Supply Association (ASA).

The members of the 2023 AD LLC Board of Directors are:

  • François Deschênes, president & CEO, Deschênes Group Inc.
  • Steve Drummond, president, Source Atlantic
  • Clay Geary, owner/manager, Interior Exterior Building Supply
  • Karla Neupert Hockley, president, Consolidated Supply Co.
  • Tim Horsman, president & CEO, E.B. Horsman & Son & AD LLC Organizational Development Committee Chair
  • Paul Kennedy, president & CEO, Dakota Supply Group
  • Dr. Don McNeeley, chairman & CEO, Chicago Tube & Iron
  • Chrissy Nardini, president, American Metals Supply Co.
  • Donald Slominski, Jr., executive chairman, McNaughton-McKay Electric Company & AD LLC Audit Committee chair
  • Bill Weisberg, chairman & CEO, AD
  • David White, CEO, Border States Electric & AD LLC Board lead director
  • John Wiborg, president & CEO, Stellar Industrial Supply, Inc. & chair of the AD LLC Nominating & Governance Committee and Investment Committee