ASLON is pleased to announce that IDEAL INDUSTRIES has appointed Doug Sanford as Group President and General Manager, IDEAL US. Doug will report to the CEO and be responsible for leading the group’s business units with long term strategic thinking. IDEAL is a global, diversified, 100 year old family business that designs and manufactures products and tools for professional tradesmen in the electrical, wire processing, data communications, aerospace, automotive and construction industries.
Doug’s career began in sales and marketing and he has held various general management roles over the last 13 years. Most recently, Doug served as President and CEO of HA International. Prior experience includes leadership roles with International Equipment Solutions and Hendrickson. Doug earned his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Bradley University.
We at ASLON are grateful to all of those who contributed to the successful completion of this critical search for IDEAL. We spoke to many people who offered advice, referrals, expressed interest or even just took the time to listen to our request, and we sincerely thank you.