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IMARK Canada

IMARK Group President and CEO Bob Smith issued member and supplier of the year awards to Paul Wolf Lighting and Electrical Supply and Standard Products, Inc., respectively at the organization’s annual meeting in Toronto, ON.
Paul Wolf Lighting and Electrical Supply, Ltd., Toronto earned their awards based on objective criteria related to their active participation and superior purchase and sales growth with IMARK Canada suppliers.

Photo:  L-R: Paul Wolf, Fernando Soares, EnzoPetrone, Mark Pettipas; front row, Craig Lockwood, Cosimo Amato, Leslie Clarke, and Bob Smith of IMARK

Over 135 senior executives from IMARK Canada member distributor and IMARK Canada supplier executives attended the meeting. The IMARK Canada headquarters team provided an update on the current organization as well as the plans for growth in 2016 and beyond. According to Jerry Knight, IMARK Vice President of Supplier Relations,” IMARK Canada members are fully committed to growth with our IMARK Canada supplier partners. We have a very bright future”.

During the meeting, both IMARK Canada member distributor and supplier executives participated in networking groups, where distributors and manufacturers combined to share their perspectives on the Canadian electrical and lighting distribution industry.In addition, member and supplier executives conducted over 200 private one-on-one meeting sessions.

To learn more about IMARK Canada, contact Roger Vaught, IMARK Canada, rvaught@imarkgroup.com.


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L-R: Bob Smith, IMARK Canada, Jason Prevost and Eric Gravelle, Standard Products, Inc.

 

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