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SurgeX Names New Director of Residential Sales

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

SurgeX Names New Director of Residential Sales

Industry-veteran Chad Russell appointed SurgeX Director of Residential Sales

Knightdale, North Carolina – July 25, 2022 – SurgeX, a leader in advanced power protection, analytical software, remote monitoring, and cloud solutions, announces the appointment of Chad Russell to the SurgeX sales team as Director of Residential Sales. An industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, Russell will oversee all residential sales for SurgeX and guide the sales team towards achieving new milestones.

“Chad brings unparalleled passion to his work ethic,” said Steve Trunkett, Director, Global Sales at SurgeX. “He is known throughout the industry for his high energy training style, command of cutting-edge control system knowledge, his ability to build sales organizations, revitalize educational programs, and creation of best practice resources for dealers that help them increase sales, profitability, and efficiency for their businesses.”

Russell has worked within the custom installation space since his college years and began mastering his direct-to-consumer craft in the booming Scottsdale market in the early 2000’s. From there, Russell shifted his focus to the manufacturing side of the business where he cultivated a dynamic background. Throughout his nearly three decade career, Russell has served as Regional Sales Manager for both Kaleidescape and Crestron Electronics, the Territory Sales Manager for VUDU, Vice President of Sales for ICE Cable Systems, and most recently, the Director of Sales for

“Over the course of my entire career, I’ve been driven by an aspirational desire to have a positive impact on the organizations I work with,” said Chad Russell, Director Residential Sales at SurgeX. “In each role, I strive to maximize growth potential by identifying the rare gem opportunities that are created only through the unique blend of creativity, assessment, and collaboration. In this new role, I look forward to uncovering those hidden gem opportunities for SurgeX.”

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ABOUT SurgeX | AMETEK Power Quality Solutions

AMETEK Power Quality Solutions is in the business of helping customers mitigate, manage, and prevent power quality issues that negatively affect their business. For over 35 years, our purpose has been to develop new and innovative power protection approaches for the SurgeX and ESP brands that improve the success of our customers and the satisfaction of their clients. Visit for more information. AMETEK Power Quality Solutions is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annualized sales of more than $5.3 billion.

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