Turtle & Hughes Receives President’s Award from Leviton Manufacturing Company

Turtle & Hughes Receives President’s Award from Leviton Manufacturing Company
Pictured are: Ajay Kamble, Chief Information Officer; Kathleen Shanahan, Co-CEO; Luis Valls, President, Electrical Division; Jayne Millard, Chairman and Co-CEO; Chris Rausch, Chief Financial Officer; Scott West, Vice President, Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS); and Kevin Doyle, Chief Operating Officer.

LINDEN, NJ — Turtle & Hughes is the proud recipient of the 2018 President’s Award from supplier partner Leviton Manufacturing Company. Turtle & Hughes earned the award by achieving an annual sales growth in Leviton products of 107 percent in 2018.

The shared values and legacy relationships built over many decades of working together have guided each company to this mutually advantageous business partnership.  Leviton is the largest privately-held manufacturer of electrical wiring equipment in North America. Turtle & Hughes is one of the nation’s largest independent electrical and industrial distributors.

The President’s Award was presented to Luis Valls, Turtle & Hughes Electrical Division President by Stu Serota, Leviton Regional Manager, Northeast Region on behalf of Daryoush Larizadeh,  Leviton President and COO; William Marshall, Leviton Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Bill Cheetham, Leviton Vice President of Distribution Sales.

On receiving the award, Valls said, “This is yet another example of our strong vendor partnerships that allow us to deliver to our customers the very best in product selection. This is a people business and our commitment to grow with Leviton is strong.”

The annual award is presented to a select group of strategic business partners in recognition of outstanding support and sales growth above Leviton’s annual business plan, substantial improvement of product mix, new product development support, and diversified market coverage. Turtle & Hughes is one of only nine Affiliated Distributors (AD) members in 2018 to receive this honor.

Established in 1923, Turtle & Hughes is family-and employee-owned. It services the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets. Its division, Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) has proven its leadership in the industrial supply market by partnering with FORTUNE 100 companies to reduce their total cost of ownership.  For over 25 years, Turtle & Hughes has been a certified women-owned business.

Members of the Turtle & Hughes Executive Committee after sharing news of the award during a recent employee Town Hall meeting.

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