IDEAL Electrical Promotes Terry Stevens To Vice President of Sales for North American Electrical Division

SYCAMORE, IL, NOVEMBER 21, 2013 – IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., one of the world's largest suppliers of  tools, testers and supplies for professional electricians, today announced the promotion of Terry Stevens to Vice President of Sales for its North American Electrical Division. Stevens replaces Joe Saganowich who was recently appointed Vice President/General Manager of IDEAL Subsidiary, SK Hand Tool (


A seasoned executive with over 20 years of sales and senior management experience, Stevens will be responsible for managing the North American Electrical Division sales organization, its National Accounts, as well as its Customer Service department."


As Joe leaves the Electrical Group and moves into his new role at SK, it is essential that we continue the focus and momentum of our sales organization," said Nick Shkordoff, Group VIce President, North American Electrical Division. "I have full confidence that Terry's substantial capabilities and experience in the electrical channel qualifies her as the right person for this leadership position. I look forward to working with her to continue to increase our market reach and elevate the impact of our sales programs."


Prior to today's appointment, Stevens served as the company's Senior Sales Manager for the Central Region, a position she held for the past five years. Before joining IDEAL in 2007, Stevens served as National Sales Manager-Consumer Products and Great Lakes Area Manager at Osram Sylvania.


The IDEAL Electrical Division carries all the tools and supplies an electrician needs for easier, more efficient work including industry standards such as WireNut® wire connectors, Tuff-Grip™ fish tapes, Yellow 77® wire pulling lubricants, T-Stripper® wire strippers, and Twist-A-Nut™ screwdrivers, complimented by a comprehensive family of rugged, versatile and easy-to-use test and measurement instruments.


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IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.