BOWIE, Md. — The Board of IMARK Electrical, Inc. announced that Jerry Knight has accepted the role of Executive Vice President with a transition plan working alongside Bob Smith to become the President November 1, 2020.
Bob Smith will continue in his role as CEO of IMARK Group, Inc. overseeing the continued development of the new multi-vertical business.
Knight has been with IMARK for more than 18 years as the Vice President of Supplier Relations and Development. He has held various sales and marketing positions with Crouse-Hinds, OZ/Gedney, DualLite, and Hubbell Lighting.
Bob Powers, President of Edges Group, Sacramento, CA and IMARK Electrical and IMARK Group Chairperson commented: “Jerry has been a terrific leader for IMARK Electrical and knows virtually everyone in both the supplier and membership community. We are very fortunate to have someone of Jerry’s caliber to transition into the President’s position for IMARK Electrical.”
According to Smith, “Jerry’s integrity and overall knowledge has contributed to him becoming one of the most capable and well-respected leaders in the industry. I am confident in his abilities to lead IMARK Electrical.”
“I am pleased that the IMARK board expressed confidence in my ability to lead the IMARK Electrical team including our 700 US and 37 Canadian members,” said Knight. “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to continue working in such a fine organization that aligns with my personal values. IMARK has done a terrific job assisting our independent wholesaler members thrive while also helping our preferred suppliers grow their sales and market share.”