McGuire New AED President
The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) has announced the appointment of Brian P. McGuire as president and CEO. He will assume his duties with AED on Jan. 6, 2014, and will be based at AED's headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. He was most recently the president of the Tooling and Manufacturing Association, headquartered in Park Ridge, Ill.
McGuire is the former senior regional manager of Illinois and Wisconsin for the National Association of Manufacturers. He has also worked for a combined eight years in Illinois state government. He is only the third AED president/CEO in the last six decades and will be introduced to the entire AED membership at the 2014 Summit & Condex Jan. 15-17 in Houston.