November 11, 2021
Family Enterprise Canada is proud to announce Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited is the Recipient of the 2021 Ontario Family Enterprise of the Year Award. This honour was celebrated virtually at the Ontario FEYA celebration on November 9, 2021.
Gerrie Electric is a family-owned and operated electrical, automation and lighting distributor started in 1957. Ken Gerrie, who is extremely passionate about selling light bulbs, small appliances and electrical products, has become a well-respected name in the industry and community. Today, Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited is one of the largest independent electrical distributors in Canada and has 24 locations serving Southwestern Ontario.
Gerrie Electric has over 400 employees who share the same passion for helping their customers. They attribute their success and reputation to their employees who come to work each day eager to provide solutions for their customers’ needs. By staying up-to-date with the latest trends and through impactful customer service, they have built a strong foundation and presence in their market.
The third generation is now working in the business and are carving out their own path, driving innovation and growth to create a successful and sustainable business for future generations. Of Ken’s six grandchildren, there are four working in the business today: Jonathan, Joanna, David and Taylor. As the business continues to grow, their hope is that it will thrive for many generations.
To learn more about the Ontario 2021 FEYA Recipient, watch the Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited’s FEYA video.
To learn more about Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited, visit their website.