EFC Ontario Region Thanks Past Chair, Appoints New Chair and Vice-Chair

EFC would like to thank John Hadley, Intralec Electrical Products Ltd., for his two-year term as the Ontario Region Chair.

During his time as Chair, John was tasked with rebuilding regional event attendance in a post pandemic landscape and introduced the first Ski and Snowshoe Day as well as the Niagara Power Station Tour, that combined educational programs and networking. John has hosted the highest record attendance of the Ontario Region Golf Tournament and has led the Ontario Region golf foursome team to win the Ontario Cup Challenge vs. YPN Team Ontario two years in a row.

John’s Charity of Choice for his Chairman’s gift is Parkinson’s Canada.

On behalf of EFC, and the Ontario Region, we thank you, John, for your outstanding contributions, dedication, and leadership of the Ontario Region. John will act as Past Chair until February 2026.

John would like to express his gratitude to the 2023 Ontario Region Committee

  • David Keegan, Hubbell Canada
  • Randy Maharaj, WESCO Distribution
  • Tom Arbanas, Mersen Canada Inc.
  • George Balla, Northwinds Corporation
  • Sean Bernard, Ideal Industries (Canada), Corp.
  • Trevor Elliott, Sales Outsource Solutions
  • Taylor Gerrie, Gerrie Electric Wholesale Ltd.
  • Aeisha Hurst, Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.
  • Mike Smith, Liteline Corporation
  • Marcus White, HELUKABEL Canada Inc.
  • Steve Branscombe, Independent Electric Supply
  • Danny Buchanan, Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.
  • Zack Cvitak, Prysmian Group
  • Tony DeCicco, Intermatic Canada
  • Bill Eckersley, Humelec Associates Limited
  • Lori Bagazzoli, LEDVANCE (Women’s Network Chair, Ontario Region)
  • Peter Mackie, Ideal Supply (YPN Chair, Ontario Region)

EFC Ontario Region is pleased to congratulate David Keegan, Hubbell Canada, for his new position as Chair. David is the Director of Sales & Marketing at Hubbell Canada. He joined in 1996 as a GTA sales rep and has spent his career moving through several different positions, including Commercial Specification Specialist, Datacom Manager, and National Sales Manager.

EFC Ontario Region would like to welcome Randy Maharaj, WESCO Distribution, as newly appointed Vice-Chair for the Ontario Region. Randy is the Director – GTA Sales at WESCO Distribution. Randy has been an active Ontario Region committee member for the past several years.

David and Randy will work closely with Nathalie Lajoie, Ontario Region Team Lead, along with the Ontario Region Committee over the next two years in their respective roles. Congratulations to David and Randy for their new executive roles and we look forward to their combined leadership at the Ontario regional level.

Stay tuned for Ontario Region Events via electrofed.com/events