NAED’s Annual Awards recognize “distributors who have made an outstanding contribution to both the electrical channel and NAED.” This year, NAED awarded Tom Cloud, Chairman of United Electric Supply (UES), with the highest honor, the Arthur W. Hooper Achievement Award.
Larry Stern, President of Standard Electric Supply, was presented with the Distributor Distinguished Service Award for his service on NAED’s Boards and task forces as well as those of many other organizations in the industry. Stern isthe current IDEA Chairman through which he is helping to enhance the richness of marketing product data for the industry.
Liz O’Grady, National Sales Manager of Thomas & Betts, was presented with the Associate Service Award for her promotion and support of NAED as part of an electrical manufacturer. Grady was particularly acknowledged for her contribution to launching the “Women in Industry Group” and her enthusiasm for NAED’s resources, training opportunities and conferences.
Legrand was recognized with the Industry Award of Merit as an outstanding NAED member who actively promoted, supported and improved the electrical distribution channel. When the Manufacturer Associate Program was created, Legrand was the first manufacturer to represent on the NAED Board and has continued to demonstrate initiative and dedication to the industry.
Congratulations to all the NAED Annual Award Winners: Tom Cloud of UES, Larry Stern of Standard Electric Supply, Liz O’Grady of Thomas & Betts, and Legrand!