Rittal Systems Ltd. honored with the North American Supplier of the Year Marketing Excellence Award 2019 from Affiliated Distributors

November 28, 2019

Affiliated Distributors (AD)’s Electrical Business Unit hosted its U.S., Canada and Mexico members, supplier partners and service providers in Aurora, Colorado for a successful North American Meeting in Oct, 2019. The theme of the year’s meetings was “All In,” described as absolute commitment, pushing the status quo, getting fully involved and having an unwavering drive with customers, business partners and fellow associates. One highlight of the meeting was the unveiling of the 2019 AD Spirit of Independence Awards.

Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada was honored with the AD Supplier of the Year Marketing Excellence Award for 2019. Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit, The AD Spirit of Independence awards honor the commitment that members and supplier partners have made to independent distribution and the entrepreneurial spirit that drives them to stay ahead of the curve, celebrating their pride, passion and purpose to outperform the market, grow their business and serve others.

Dan Drazilov, President, Electrical Division, Canada – Affiliated Distributors, said, “We are pleased to award Rittal with the Supplier of the Year, Marketing Excellence Award as their innovative marketing programs have made a huge overall impact on the sales and market share growth for our AD Members. Not only do they communicate their latest promos and programs to our members in a timely manner, but they are involved in our BlueVolt training program, and have checked every box when it comes to member support and involvement!”

Tim Rourke, President, Rittal Systems Ltd., said, “Rittal is delighted to win this prestigious award that is a tremendous acknowledgement and testament to the hard work and dedication by the entire Rittal team. Marketing drives these activities and promotes them with our partnerships and when combined with our Sales team’s focus on the programs, we are able to drive tremendous results.”

This caps off a great year for Rittal Systems Ltd. …to win and be recognized by Affiliated Distributors is a true testament of the collective efforts and commitment by the team to drive the Rittal brand, support the channel with valuable programs and promotions, and above all, to enjoy satisfying customers’ wishes and challenges with innovative solutions.

For more information, visit www.rittal.ca.

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