Ideal Industries appoints new electrical division sales VP

Ideal appoints Terry Stevens as vice president of sales for its North American Electrical Division.

Ideal Industries, Inc. has announced the promotion of Terry Stevens to vice president of sales for its North American Electrical Division. Stevens replaces Joe Saganowich, who was recently appointed vice president/general manager of Ideal's subsidiary company, SK Hand Tool.

"As Joe leaves the Electrical Group and moves into his new role at SK, it is essential that we continue the focus and momentum of our sales organization," comments Nick Shkordoff, group vice president for Ideal's North American Electrical Division. "I have full confidence that Terry's substantial capabilities and experience in the electrical channel qualifies her as the right person for this leadership position. I look forward to working with her to continue to increase our market reach and elevate the impact of our sales programs."

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A seasoned executive with over 20 years of sales and senior management experience, Stevens will be responsible for managing the company's North American Electrical Division sales organization, its national accounts, and its customer service department. The Ideal Electrical Division carries electrician tools and supplies including the company's WireNut wire connectors, Tuff-Grip fish tapes, Yellow 77 wire pulling lubricants, T-Stripper wire strippers, and Twist-A-Nut screwdrivers, complemented by a comprehensive line of test and measurement instruments.

Prior to this appointment, Stevens served as the company's senior sales manager for the U.S. Central region, a position she held for the past five years. Before joining Ideal in 2007, Stevens served as national sales manager-consumer products and Great Lakes area manager at Osram Sylvania.

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