AVAD LLC, one of North America’s leading distributors of custom electronics, has announced the appointment of Gene Hurdle to Senior Manager, Business Development and Patrick Donnelly to Manager, Business Development.
“Having the opportunity to bring Gene and Patrick onto the team at AVAD will greatly benefit our dealers and vendors,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD . “Gene and Patrick both come to AVAD with an extensive background in our industry and each has a proven track record of success when it comes to developing, implementing and managing sales and marketing programs that allow our customers and partners to succeed.”
Hurdle has been involved in the consumer electronics industry for over 30 years, having enjoyed a long and successful 28-year career at Bose Corporation. During his tenure at Bose, Hurdle held numerous management positions in sales, marketing and business development, both nationally and internationally.
Donnelly has been involved in the electrical industry, including the residential and commercial markets, for over 30 years. He has an extensive background in the custom electronics industry, having spent nine yeas the Director of Training for OnQ/Legrand.
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About AVAD LLC
AVAD LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc., is the most complete custom electronics provider in North America. Offering customers the most trusted brands, AVAD stocks complete systems solutions for home theater, home automation, pro AV, lighting controls, security, distributed A/V, central vacuum, HVAC and more. Further, the company is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evidenced by AVAD University’s over 450 online and classroom continuing education classes held each year. AVAD ensures just-in-time delivery from each of its 21 North American facilities.
Scott Moody, Director of Public Relations