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AD Appoints VP of Bearings and Power Transmission Division

Darin Davenport, who most recently served as president and CEO of P.T. International, takes over key AD division.
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Wayne, Pennsylvania-based buying group AD has named Darin Davenport as vice president of its Bearings and Power Transmission Division. Davenport most recently served as president and CEO of P.T. International, an AD supplier partner. He will assume his new role Dec. 28.

In his five years as CEO of P.T. International, Davenport completed two acquisitions and tripled his company’s revenue and earnings. He also brings experience in marketing and business development, sales, negotiating growth incentive rebates with distributors, acquisitions and strategic planning.

Davenport will report to Electrical and Industrial Business Unit and Chief Programs Officer Jack Templin.

“What we really liked about Darin is his experience and engagement in the industry, familiarity with our members, involvement with governing boards, wide range of perspectives having worked with both small and large, global manufacturers, and ultimately, his focus on bringing members and supplier partners value in this leadership role,” Templin said.

Added Davenport: “I am truly honored to join the AD family as a member of the Bearings & Power Transmission Division. In this role, I look forward to working closely with our independent distributors, supplier partners and AD associates to further expand AD’s track record of success in the industry. I am committed to maintaining and strengthening AD’s member-centric approach so that we can continue to grow and prosper in a rapidly changing market.”

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