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Eggleton joins Affiliated Distributors as president of U.S. electrical division

Affiliated Distributors (AD)
has named John Eggleton as the new U.S. electrical division president, effective
April 8. Eggleton comes to AD after serving for 10 years as CEO of AD’s sister
company, supplyFORCE.

Bill Weisberg, AD chairman
and CEO, said “John brings a great mix of leadership, humility, operational
experience, sales and negotiation experience, managerial skills and customer
care. We are fortunate to be welcoming someone that has such a perfect set of
skills for this position and such a deep understanding of our group and its
culture.  John’s passion for the cause of
independents and his collaborative team-oriented approach to business will be
well received by our members and suppliers.”

Eggleton said, “It’s an
honor to be joining such a great organization. 
In working closely with AD Team Members, Affiliates and Suppliers for
the past 12 years, I have always admired the group’s passion, initiative and
results.  I look forward to working with
the talented and dynamic Electrical Division Team in driving value for our
stakeholders.”

Weisberg also said, “David
Oldfather’s nine year tenure at the helm of the Electrical Division brought
foundational stability and growth opportunities which will continue to flourish
under John’s leadership.  We wish David
the best in his future endeavors”

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