TradePower, Blue Bell, Pa., recently announced the establishment of three new business units that will serve the distribution and contractor markets: contractor solutions, distributor solutions, and e-business solutions.
According to the company, these units were established to provide better communication with customers, expand the base of existing users, and provide a strong organizational foundation capable of responding to an evolving marketplace. The restructuring is part of an ongoing effort to integrate the operations of Estimation, Inc. and Trade Service Systems.
Alan Mech, former Estimation, Inc. president, will serve as vice president of the Contractor unit. Betty Helpa, former COO of Trade Service Systems, will serve as vice president of the distributor unit. Rich Chadwick, vice president of strategic alliances, and Steve Bowman, vice president of business development, will manage the e-business division.
The company also announced the replacement of CEO G. Michael Llewellyn by Dean Jester, who was formerly the company’s president. Llewellyn will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.