Legrand/Pass & Seymour Receives the 2011 Imark Marketing and Communications Award

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Nov 1, 2011) - Legrand/Pass & Seymour, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, received the Excellence in Marketing and Communications Award in the Suppliers category at the IMARK Group's annual Distinguished Performance Awards banquet held recently in Indian Wells, California.

Legrand/Pass & Seymour was nominated for awards in the categories of Sales Leadership and Excellence in Service and Support. In addition, both Legrand/Pass & Seymour and Legrand/Wiremold were also nominated for the top award - Supplier of the Year.

The award for the category of Excellence in Marketing and Communications was granted based on evaluations from member voters, who considered the following criteria when selecting top-performing suppliers:

oEffectively promotes its company and products in the marketplace

oEducates member personnel on product attributes and customer applications

oExcels in area of product merchandising, such as displays and signage

oProduct pricing structure effectively meets member margin needs and market requirements

"Receiving an award and being nominated for two others is testimony to the hard work carried out on a daily basis by our marketing and communications, sales and service and support teams," said Pat Davin, vice president and general manager at Legrand/Pass & Seymour. "As a customer centric organization that focuses on delivering great products, solutions and support, it is an honor for us to accept the award."

The IIMARK GROUP, Inc. is a member-owned marketing group made up of over 1,100 independently owned electrical distributors throughout the United States. Its membership includes over 70 members in the Top 200 largest distributors in the country. With over $11 billion in combined sales, IMARK Group is the largest member owned, member governed cooperative in the US electrical industry.

About Legrand

Legrand is the 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. Named to Forbes'2011 list of the 100 Most Innovative Companies, Legrand believes innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $5.7 billion in 2010. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI. In 2010, Legrand was added to the European DJSI as well (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us

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