Ideal Supply’s Wayne Long and Jim Bender
By Anthony Capkun
April 26, 2021 – Ideal Supply has appointed Wayne Long as its Electrical Division sales manager, and Jim Bender now serves as Industrial Division sales manager.
Wayne spent 11 years with Ideal Supply in the early years of his career, then served with Benshaw Canada for 20 years in senior sales management roles in both Canada and the U.S. He rejoined Ideal in 2017 as Industrial Division sales manager.
Jim joined the Ideal team in 1994 and, since 2000, has managed the Automation Group.
Ideal Supply is an independent electrical distributor based in Listowel, Ont., and is listed among Canada’s Best Managed Companies. It is a Deschenes Group company, and a member of North American buying group AD.