Nabavi succeeds Svendsen as Eagle Electric Supply Director of Automation Solutions
Canton, MA, December 17, 2008 – NorthEast-Eagle Electrical Distributors headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts and a subsidiary of Sonepar-USA, is pleased to announce that Fred Nabavi will succeed Carl Svendsen as Director of Automation Solutions.
Nabavi has a Master’s degree from Syracuse University in electrical engineering and during his last 6 years with Eagle, he has successfully sold and managed sales teams for full suites of factory automation products and software.
His core focus will be increasing business performance with Rockwell Automation’s portfolio of offerings and execution of strategic account plans reporting to Shawn Mumma, Vice President of NorthEast-Eagle. “Fred’s educational background, 23 years of proven industry experience, and contributions to NorthEast-Eagle make him a great choice to lead such an important part of our business, and be a member of our management team.”
After 27 years of service, Carl Svendsen will maintain a part-time role with the company. “We truly thank Carl for his outstanding service and contributions to the growth and success of NorthEast-Eagle”, respectfully says Don Block, President, NorthEast-Eagle.
About Eagle Electric Supply
Eagle Electric Supply has been servicing industrial / OEM customers in New England proudly for more than 75 years as the leading electrical distributor and automation solution provider. Eagle offers a complete line of electrical products and highly-acclaimed technical expertise as well as a full range of value-added support services that guarantee the best value and the highest satisfaction such as engineering support, integrated supply, just-in-time customer inventory and vendor managed stock programs.
About NorthEast Electrical Distributors
NorthEast Electrical Distributors, established in July 1999, has grown into the largest electrical distributor in New England. Our customers, ranging from small electrical contracting businesses to the largest in the USA, have come to know NorthEast as the #1 source for buying electrical products and supplies topped with exceptional service. With the addition of Ralph Pill Electric Supply, NorthEast offers 33 convenient locations serving the six New England states.
About Sonepar USA
Sonepar USA is made up of the finest electrical supply distributors in the United States. The company has over 4,600 associates in 12 companies operating more than 253 branches in 35 states. In 2007, Sonepar USA achieved $3 billion in revenue. It is a member of the Sonepar group - the world's largest privately held electrical distributor. Worldwide, Sonepar employs over 34,000 employees, with 2,050 branch locations and 2007 annual sales of $19 billion pro forma.