Bob Smith Elected Chairman of IMELCO

Bob Smith Elected Chairman of IMELCO

IMELCO, a member-owned group of electrical wholesaler organizations from across Europe, Australia, Russia and North America, conducted their 2018 annual meeting in Frankfurt, Germany June 4-6th.

During the meeting, the members of IMELCO recognized and honored the winners of the 2018 Supplier Awards program.

Based on the assessments of distributors worldwide, winning companies were designated in the following areas:

  • Overall Performance Excellence: Schneider Electric
  • Highest Overall Improvement: Prysmian Group
  • Best Sales Effort: LEDVANCE
  • Highest improvement in digitalization: ABB

Also in Frankfurt, Robert (Bob) P. Smith, President and CEO, IMARK Group (US) was elected by the IMELCO Supervisory Board to Chairman of IMELCO.

Smith will serve in this position from June 2018 through June 2020. Smith replaced Simon Barkes, ANEW, UK, who concluded his term as Chairperson.

“I am humbled and excited to have been elected the Chair of IMELCO,” Smith told a group of IMELCO Suppliers and Members during the General Assembly Meeting in Frankfurt.

“I believe IMELCO and its members are at the dawn of a new era with tremendous opportunities before them. With the network of IMELCO Members already conducting business around the world, the prospects of expanding current successes through better communication and technology is right before us!” Smith continued, “Together with our supplier partners, we look to expand our reach and market penetration to our collective benefit.”

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