WB Implements Structural Improvements to Support Continued Growth
HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Wiedenbach-Brown, the nation's premier lighting solutions provider, announced a strategic organizational change aimed at supporting continued growth.
WB's operations will now be headed by both Jeff Codd and Jim Winkler , with both roles continuing to report directly to company President, Rodger Cherry .
"WB is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry and our clients," said Cherry. "Change is a part of growth, and WB has experienced significant growth over the last year. In order to not only sustain our current business but also to continue to grow the company, we have implemented this change to our internal operations structure."
Jim Winkler will continue to be responsible for Wiedenbach-Brown's Electrical Services. Additionally, he will oversee Project Management, Purchasing and Warehousing. Jim spent the last seven years as Vice President of Operations and Account Management at USM. An EMCOR Company. He has a varied background in process engineering, quality control and continuous improvement and will be applying those skills in this leadership role at WB.
"I am very excited to be working within these functions of WB's operations, " said Jim Winkler . "Each department and division is critical to our growth and to the delivery of consistent, high quality products and services. We will continue to work hard to establish best practices that can be applied throughout the organization to keep us on the path to continuous improvement."
Jeff Codd will be responsible for overseeing Human Resources, IT, Contract Review and Corporate Financial Planning. Jeff's hard work and dedication has helped WB weather some very difficult times in the past few years, and he was and will continue to be instrumental in the company's continued success. This new organizational structure will allow Jeff time to focus on both his operational responsibilities and on sales growth objectives.
"The entire nation has gone through some very difficult times since 2008, and our industry was no exception, " said Jeff Codd . "I had the capacity to help steer the company through that storm. And we not only made it through, but we were very successful! Now that we're growing, it presents the perfect opportunity to start to redistribute some of the operational responsibilities so we can really concentrate on improvement and growth."
Wiedenbach-Brown (WB), part of US Electrical Services, LLC (USESI) and Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED), is the nation's premier lighting solutions provider specializing in providing energy efficient lighting, lamps, fixtures and electrical solutions with a unique total supply chain management approach to national retail and commercial accounts across all major industries including automotive, banking, commercial, fitness, health, hospitality, restaurant, retail, supermarket and theater. Their services include Design Consultation, Project Management, Lamp Maintenance, Electrical Services, and Lighting Retrofits. Additionally, the company distributes a broad range of lighting and related products, including lamps, LEDs, switchgear, lighting controls systems and fixtures from over 300 manufacturers. www.wblight.com
Media Contact: Debra Yorkman , Vice President of Marketing & Communications Wiedenbach-Brown, 914.846.1401, firstname.lastname@example.org
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