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.
Crescent Electric Supply Company is one of the largest electrical supply distributors in the U.S. The family-owned business has served contractors, institutional, and industrial customers with a broad line of electrical, industrial, and data communication products from 130+ branch locations in 26 states for over a century. In addition to the Crescent Electric brand, customers are served by BA Supply in Missouri, Interstate Electric Supply in Idaho, Mesco Electrical Supply in Ohio, Womack Electric Supply in Virginia and North Carolina, Stoneway Electric Supply in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho and National Electric Supply in New Mexico. The Company received the Best of the Best Overall Distributor Marketing Award for 2018 from the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED).