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Nominations Open for EFC Industry Recognition Award

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2011 Industry Recognition Award (IRA).

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Unedited press release follows:

Electro-Federation Canada Industry Recognition Award

– Call for Nominations –

Nominations due by Friday, March 11, 2011

You’re invited to nominate an outstanding leader for EFC’s prestigious Industry Recognition Award (IRA), an annual award honouring an individual who has influenced the Canadian electrical, electronics, appliances, or telecommunications markets, either as a current or retired industry delegate, or as an industry supporter.

The recipient of this year’s award will be recognized during a banquet luncheon at EFC’s Annual General Meeting on April 19, 2011 in Toronto.

Nominate a Leader Today!
The nominee demonstrates strong leadership through his/her personal and professional industry involvement, and symbolizes dedication, balance and achievement in regional, national and/or community activities.

Nominations due by Friday, March 11, 2011

Past Industry Recognition Award recipients have included:

* Richard Waterman, International Electrical Supply Corporation – 2010
* Pat Costello, Toshiba of Canada Limited – 2010
* Michael Kenney, Thomas & Betts – 2009
* Bill Buckley, ShawCor Ltd. – 2008
* Ken Gerrie, Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited – 2007
* William E. Saylor, Rexel Canada – 2006
* Reginald D. Gemmell, Whirlpool Canada LP – 2006
* John H. MacDonald, Ideal Supply Company Limited – 2005
* Gerald G. Dunnigan, Techspan Industries Inc. – 2004
* Robert T.E. Gillespie, General Electric Canada Inc. – 2003
* Jeannine Guillevin Wood, Guillevin International Inc. – 2002
* William Torrance, Rockwell Automation Canada Inc. – 2001
* George Horsman, E.B. Horsman & Son – 2000
* James G. Sinneave, EECOL Electric Ltd. – 2000

About Electro-Federation Canada
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit industry association. Together, its councils represent over 330 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical, electronics, and telecommunications products; contributing over $50B to the Canadian economy and employing more than 130,000 workers in more than 1,400 facilities across Canada.