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Affiliated Distributors hires Chris Scott as vice-president A-D Canada


March 20, 2010
By Anthony Capkun

Affiliated Distributors (A-D)—an independent North American distribution network—has hired Chris Scott to the newly created position of vice-president of A-D Canada.

Scott possesses over 30 years of electrical industry experience within
the manufacturing and distribution arenas. Born in Vancouver, B.C.,
Chris started his career as a buyer for a local electrical contractor.
From there, he spent three years at Westburne, 11 years at Hubbell
Canada, and 13 years at IPEX. For the past five years, Scott has served
as Osram Sylvania Canada’s vice-president of sales & marketing,
responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the sales team
in the Canadian C&I marketplace.

In addition to chairing A-D’s Canadian Supplier Advisory Council for the
past several years, Scott has also served as a board member of
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), Ontario Electrical League (OEL), Supply
& Distribution (S&D) Council (chair), and Electrical Equipment
Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) Lighting Section (chair).

As vice-president of A-D Canada, Scott’ primary responsibilities will be
to manage and negotiate supplier programs, represent A-D at industry
functions, develop and oversee regional and national marketing programs,
serve as an affiliate advocate, and develop and maintain positive
relationships with all existing and potential affiliates and suppliers
in Canada. He will work out of his home office in Burlington, Ont.

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