ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Horizon Solutions™ announces the addition of Doug Walo to its leadership team in a new position, Vice President of Energy Services and Construction Sales East. In this role, he will oversee the company’s energy services division and New England construction sales. Walo will report to the company’s president and CEO, John Kerkhove, and work out of its Taunton, Mass. branch.
Walo brings to the role more than 30 years of electrical manufacturing and distribution experience as well as 20 years in sales leadership. He has effectively managed and enhanced sales territories and companies, leading to significant sales growth. Horizon Solutions is excited to have Walo join its team and looks forward to his leadership in its Energy Services Division and New England markets.
“Doug is a collaborative leader who has a strong record of success, along with a deep understanding of our culture and values,” said John Kerkhove. “Doug’s diverse experience makes him the clear choice for this role, and I know he will work tirelessly growing our business and bringing innovative solutions to our customers.”
Bruce Shaffer, who has led the Horizon Solutions Energy Services Division over the last several years, has announced he will retire at the end of March 2020. Shaffer has been an integral part of the establishment and growth of Horizon Solutions Energy Services. Over the next six months, the company will transition leadership of its Energy Services division to Walo. As Shaffer works toward retirement, he will work with Walo on the transition as well as developing markets and expanding the business.
“I am very excited to be part of the Horizon Solutions team. Having worked with them earlier in my career, it’s a company I’ve long admired. I look forward to impacting its continued growth,” said Walo.