Crescent Electric Supply Appoints Dennis DeSousa as Senior Vice President

Seasoned executive brings extensive distribution knowledge to new role

EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois, September 22, 2010 — Crescent Electric Supply Company has announced the appointment of Dennis DeSousa to the position of Senior Vice President, Business Development. In his new role, DeSousa will focus on growing Crescent’s market share through targeted acquisitions and organic growth strategies.

An industry veteran, DeSousa served in a number of executive management positions at Graybar, most recently as Senior Vice President – U.S. Business.

“We are very pleased to have Dennis join us,” said Marty Burbridge, Crescent Electric Supply president and CEO. “He brings a wealth of distribution experience to our company and will play a key role in guiding the Company’s growth strategy.”

“I am very excited to join the team at Crescent Electric, widely recognized as one of the best run companies in the industry”, said DeSousa, “and to have the opportunity to contribute to its continued growth and market leadership.”

About Crescent:

Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the U.S. The Company serves contractors, utilities, institutional and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, lighting, automation and datacom products from 115 branches nationally.

Crescent Electric offers a wide range of value added services that can improve the efficiency and profitability of our customers. Contractors will profit from TPM – our Total Project Management software, inventory staging and kitting services: Industrial customers will benefit from the application expertise offered by our Industrial Solutions Center: Facility managers and building owners will realize lower energy usage and significantly reduced operating costs by taking advantage of our energy auditing services and electrical retrofit capabilities.

Established in 1919, Crescent Electric is a family owned business that is dedicated to being the leading distributor of quality products through value-added services. For more information phone 815-747-3145.


Bob Settle
Crescent Electric Supply Company
Vice President, Marketing
[email protected]