Sonepar Bolsters Executive Team

Sonepar USA (Philadelphia): John Hardy, president of CapitalTristate will be joining the Sonepar USA management team as executive V.P. of business development effective Jan. 1, 2015.  Hardy will report directly to Halsey Cook, president of Sonepar USA.  With over 45 years of experience in the industry he built significant relationships that will allow him to represent Sonepar USA in various roles.  Hardy has served as president of CapitalTristate for the past 20 years. 

Don Block, president of NorthEast Electrical Distributors, will expand his role to become president of the newly formed New England-Mid Atlantic Region.  CaptitalTristate will join the region, which currently includes NorthEast Electrical Distributors and Cooper-Friedman Electric Supply.  Block will continue to report to Halsey Cook in this capacity.

Alan Rosenfeld, COO of CapitalTristate, has been appointed president of CapitalTristate effective January 1, 2015.  He has been the COO of CapitalTristate for the past six years and in the industry for over 30 years. He will be responsible for all day-to-day operations for CapitalTristate and will report to Don Block, president New England-Mid Atlantic Region.

Frank Marandino, V.P. – operations of NorthEast Electrical Distributors, will assume the position of COO of NorthEast Electrical Distributors.  Marandino has been V.P. of operations of NorthEast for the past nine years. In his new role he will assume responsibilities for branch operations in addition to his current responsibilities.  He will continue to report to Don Block.

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