North and Central America, the global specialist in electrical and digital
infrastructures, today announced its disaster relief fundraiser for the
American Red Cross this year will amount to a total contribution of $98,750.
All money raised will provide assistance to the people and regions affected by
recent natural disasters throughout the country.
the second consecutive year, Legrand President and CEO John Selldorff and Data
Quality Manager and Better Communities Committee Leader Alyssa Adnani
encouraged the entire North and Central American employee population to donate,
incentivized by a company match up to $50,000.
are extremely proud to be able to support this important cause,” said
Selldorff. “In addition to monetary donations, our employees have shown their
generosity through the organization of supply drives and organized blood drives.”
Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Aug. 25, the United
States and its territories have withstood a barrage of natural disasters and is
in the midst of yet another as many struggle to overcome the disastrous
wildfires in California.
Red Cross responds to nearly 66,000 disasters per year—ranging from
single-family disasters to city- and region-wide crises. One recent relief
operation underway in Louisiana is anticipated to cost at least $30
million. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the American Red Cross relies on
the support of generous Americans to fulfill its mission.
Legrand, we feel a strong sense of responsibility to assist in the recovery
efforts of the many unfortunate natural disasters that have occurred in our
country,” said Adnani. “We are deeply committed to helping improve the lives of
those in the communities where we live and work, and this includes coming to
the aid of those in need in difficult times.”
About Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is a global
specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its
comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and
residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation
for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for
growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s
global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand
reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North
and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product
lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack,
Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass
& Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective,
Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris
and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World,
ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.