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PTDA Elects 2020 Leadership

Brian Davis will become PTDAs president in 2020.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has elected its 2020 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the association during its 60th anniversary year.

Brian Davis, executive vice president & COO, B & D Industrial, Norcross, Georgia, will become PTDA’s president in 2020. Davis has been active in PTDA since 2010 when he joined the Research & Innovation Committee and subsequently served as its chair. Davis has served on the PTDA Board of Directors since 2015. 

"It’s a great honor and a little bit humbling to serve as president in 2020,” Davis said. “Over PTDA’s 60-year history, the Association has elevated the value the power transmission/motion control distribution channel brings to our end customers. I’m looking forward to working together as a board to continue to achieve our strategic goals on behalf of the industry.” 

The 2020 PTDA Board of Directors will include:

• First vice president, JP Bouchard, vice president, General Bearing Service Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• Second vice president, Mike McLain, vice president, Allied Bearing & Supply Inc., Harahan, Louisiana
• Treasurer, Jim Williams, vice president product, Motion Industries Inc., Birmingham, Alabama
• Immediate past president, Jim Halverson, manager power products, Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
• Manufacturer Council chair, Jos Sueters, vice president, Tsubaki of Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
• Manufacturer Council vice chair, Chester Collier, senior vice president global distribution, Walter Service Technologies, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada
• PTDA Foundation president, Keith Nowak, president, MPT Drives, Madison Heights, Michigan
• EPTDA President, Zoltan Arkovics, managing director, BDI Europe LTD, Budapest, Hungary


• Michael Cinquemani, president and CEO, Master Power Transmission Inc., Greenville, South Carolina
• Jeff Cloud, president, IBT Industrial Solutions, Merriam, Kansas
• Cameron DeBorde, business development, Bearing Distributors Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
• Jim Jeffiers, vice president, Applied Industrial Technologies and Applied U.S. Energy, Cleveland, Ohio
• Brian Nowak, president & CEO, Kurz Industrial Solutions, Neenah, Wisconsin
• Bill Shepard, vice president, BDI, Cleveland, Ohio

Manufacturer Council:

• Jos Sueters, vice president, Tsubaki of Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will assume the duties of the PTDA Manufacturer Council chair in 2020. 

• Manufacturer Council vice chair, Chester Collier, senior vice president global distribution, Walter Service Technologies, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Canada
• Immediate past chair, Jeffrey W. Moore, senior vice president, ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc., Greenville, South Carolina

Council Members:

• Tammy Balogh, vice president human resources, Flexco, Downers Grove, Illinois
• Andrew A.O. Brown, vice president, Whittet-Higgins Company, Providence, Rhode Island
• Randy Disharoon, national accounts director, Rexnord Industries LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
• Maxine Gomez, sales & distribution manager, Belden Universal, Hillside, Illinois
• Kristin Jennings, director marketing & industrial distribution, Climax Metal Products Company, Mentor, Ohio
• Michael Nisenbaum, director business development, Gates Corporation, Denver
• Mike Power, national accounts manager, Altra Industrial Motion, Braintree, Massachusetts


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