Crescent Electric Supply Company Hires New Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Position will direct company's information and technology infrastructure

EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois, September 26, 2013 — Crescent Electric Supply Company, one of the 10 largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, today announced the hiring of a new vice president, chief information officer.

Erich Lemke will oversee Crescent Electric's information technology initiatives, implementations and infrastructures. As a chief level executive, Lemke will participate in the development and execution of Crescent Electric's overall process, growth and development strategies.

"With solid experience in designing and implementing information technology innovations that enhance operational efficiency, accelerate revenue growth and maximize profitability, Erich fulfills our need in this ever-changing technology role," said Martin Burbridge, president and CEO of Crescent Electric.

Prior to joining Crescent Electric, Lemke lived in Ohio where he was chief technology officer for a dot-com marketing platform that reached tens of millions of consumers each week. His experience also spans e-commerce, open architecture and legacy systems.

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 more than 130 branches nationally.

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.

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Christina Eisbach
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Crescent Electric Supply Company
[email protected]

Crescent Electric Supply Co
7750 Dunleith Drive
East Dubuque, IL 61025
Tel: 815-747-3145 Ext. 84