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GE Current Appoints New CCO

Donald “Chip” Taylor

CLEVELAND — GE Current, a Daintree company today announced the appointment of Donald “Chip” Taylor as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Taylor brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the electrical industry, most recently serving at Eaton Corporation as the Vice President, Channel Sales for its Lighting Division.

“The focused professional lighting and controls portfolio of Current sets it apart in the industry,” said Taylor. “It is an honor to have the opportunity to join this experienced and talented group. I look forward to contributing in its acceleration.”

Taylor’s appointment completes the management team at Current, which was acquired in April 2019 by AIP. Taylor joined Cooper Lighting in 2005 and held several roles of increasing responsibility, including Regional Vice President and National Sales leader managing the Energy Group. In his most recent position )Vice President, Channel), Taylor took on the responsibility of managing all national channel relationships, including sales and marketing strategy to support the electrical distributor community in the lighting division. During his time in this position, he also developed and managed the Energy Services business for Eaton’s lighting business.

“We are thrilled to have Chip as part of the leadership team. His proven expertise and experience are exactly what Current needs to advance our Commercial Strategy and help drive the best outcomes for our customers, channel partners and agencies,” said Manish Bhandari, Chief Executive Officer. “As the Chief Commercial Officer, Chip will be responsible for executing Current’s commercial strategy by partnering closely with the leadership team to drive and lead growth across our vast product platforms and services offerings.”

Taylor’s appointment is effective immediately and he will be based out of the Cleveland headquarters.

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