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WorldWide Electric Names Jim Taylor, New Chief Executive Officer

Sep 25, 2019

WorldWide Electric Corporation continues the vision to grow their customer-centric organization with the appointment of Jim Taylor as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Most recently as President and CEO at SKYDEX Technologies, Taylor has over 22 years of experience in leading companies of all sizes. He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

When asked what excited him the most about joining WorldWide Electric, he replied, “WorldWide Electric has a dedicated and hardworking team that will go the extra mile for our customers every day. The combination of that great service, quality products and ready-to-ship inventory provide a fantastic platform for continued growth.”

Founder, Rick Simmonds says, “We are excited for Jim to join our team, bringing new ideas and expertise from his diverse background into our industry as he continues executing our vision of giving our customers not only quality products but also first-class customer service. We are confident that Jim’s leadership will guide WorldWide to continued growth.”

WorldWide Electric Corporation, headquartered out of Rochester, NY, is the largest independent manufacturer and importer of industrial electric motors in the United States. Their diverse product lines include motors, variable frequency drives, soft starters, motor controls, and gear reducers. In addition to the Worldwide brand products, WorldWide Electric is the exclusive master distributor and representative for Hyundai Electric’s low voltage electric motors.