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Women in the Electrical Industry

At least every other year, we have reviewed the progress (or lack) of diversity in our industry. While our industry continues to be male dominated, NAED sold out its first NAED Women in Industry Forum last summer. With the pandemic and all conferences either cancelled or moved to an online format, we looked to our database for some information.

We have over 117,000 industry names in our database; across electrical distribution, power distribution manufacturing, wire and cable manufacturing and lighting design and manufacturing. Of the 117K names, we took a random sample of roughly 29,900 individuals. From this sample, only 20.6% were women. Here's a breakdown of the sample size by gender and title...


Regional / National Sales Director with 36 years of experience boosting sales and increasing profits by motivating the sales team and assisting customers. Results-driven focus on monitoring team member performance and coaching on effective sales methods...VIEW FULL PROFILE

CONGRATULATIONS to the following individuals on their company move:

Ken Madison - National Account Manager - Intermatic
Lee Carbone - Director of Business Development - HiLumz
Shane Bickley - VP, Channel - Cooper Lighting Solutions
Tony George - Senior Account Executive - Honeywell Energy Services Group

- Mechanical Engineer - Power Distribution Manufacturer
- VP of Operations - Energy Efficiency Smart Technology Solutions
- Sales Director - Energy Efficiency Smart Technology Solutions
- VA/VE Project Manager - Drives and Controls Manufacturer
Director of Engineering - Drives and Controls Manufacturer
- Plant Manager - Power Distribution Manufacturer
- Heat Trace Sales Manager - Industrial Automation Manufacturer
- Business Development Manager - Power Distribution Manufacturer
- National Sales Manager - Power Supplies Manufacturer
- Applications Engr - Power Generation & Equipment Manufacturer
- National Sales Manager - Controls Manufacturer
- Applications Engr - Power Equipment Distribution Manufacturer
- Marketing Manager - Electrical Equipment Manufacturer
Rob Wieska
Power Distribution Recruiter

Rob Wieska is an Executive Recruiter for Egret Consulting Group, specializing in Power Distribution and Automation Technologies. He regularly blogs for Egret Consulting's website and corporate newsletter as well as industry related topics on LinkedIn and other social media.

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