Doug Chandler

Executive Editor, Penton Media

Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them. Educationally, he's a Jayhawk with an English degree. Outside of work, he can often be found banging drums or harvesting tomatoes.

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Barlow Joins Lumileds as SVP of Illumination

Barlow rejoins Lumileds from Cree, Inc., where he served as SVP of sales and business development, responsible for the lighting division products,....More

Cree CEO Swoboda to Step Down

Chairman, President and CEO Chuck Swoboda will step down from his executive positions and his seat on the company’s board of directors following a....More

Landry to Lead Summit’s South Texas District

Landry will be responsible for the development and execution of sales initiatives in the company’s newly created South Texas district....More

Lumileds’ Craford Recognized for Contributions to LED Lighting

Craford’s career spans from the early days when LEDs were first developed to delivery of high brightness LEDs suitable for commercial use in a....More

Rexel Energy Solutions Expands West Coast Team

RES is also adding salespeople nationwide and announced four new lighting professionals in its West Coast markets, where it plans to add two more....More

PEARL Announces New President, Board Members

Howard Herndon, president of SouthWest Electritech Services, Las Vegas, has been appointed as the new president of PEARL for a two-year term....More

Pentair to Spin Off Electrical Amid Acquisition of Valves & Controls by Emerson

The move will spin off an electrical manufacturer focused on industrial enclosures, fastening systems and thermal management technologies. Strategic....More

Brown Named Regional Sales Manager for Champion Fiberglass

Brown brings with him over thirty years of sales experience within the electrical industry and is a former principal of Pinnacle Sales in Utah....More

Graybar opens Innovation Lab at University of Illinois

Graybar has teamed up with the University of Illinois to establish a new lab facility where the university’s students and faculty can develop new....More

Leviton Adds Birchwood Lighting to New Lighting Business Unit

Following the acquisition, Leviton will continue to maintain their separate agent networks and distribution channels, the company said....More
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