EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois January 9, 2015 — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the appointment of Darrin Anderson to the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Office. In his new role, Anderson will own P&L responsibly for company operations and provide leadership and general management for the daily operations and selling efforts of the business.
An industry veteran, Anderson comes to Crescent after having served as VP Southeast Region for HD Supply's Waterworks Division for the past 8 years. Prior experiences include sales and operational roles with Kraft Foods, Alliant Foodservice and Sirva (a relocation and logistics firm).
Darrin is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point where he played baseball for Army and later served as a tank platoon leader during Operation Desert Storm - receiving a Bronze Star for meritorious service. He also holds an MBA degree from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
"We are very pleased to have Darrin join us," stated Marty Burbridge, Crescent Electric president and CEO. "His depth of P&L leadership with distribution and logistics-based businesses make him a great asset to our business, and his military experience and commitment to teamwork will be a perfect fit with the Crescent culture."
"I am honored to become a member of the Crescent family," Anderson added. "Crescent has a deep history and culture focused on customer satisfaction and employee success. I look forward to working with the 1,700 Crescent employees in providing unparalleled service and solutions that make Crescent the #1 choice of our valued customers."
Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the 10 largest electrical distribution companies in the United States. The privately-held business serves contractors, utilities, institutional and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, lighting, automation and datacomm products from more than 140 local branches nationwide employing more than 1,700 people.
For more information, visit www.cesco.com or contact:
Bob Settle, Vice President Marketing
Crescent Electric Supply Company