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Legrand North and Central America Employee and Company Donations Raise $65,175 for Red Cross Disaster Relief

West Hartford, CT
January 7, 2019

​​​​​​​Legrand North and Central America, a global innovation leader in power, light, and data technologies for homes, workplaces, and data centers, today announced that its disaster-relief fundraiser for the American Red Cross will make a total contribution of $65,175. All proceeds will be directed to individuals and regions affected by Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. 2018 marks the third consecutive year Legrand has sponsored a Red Cross fundraiser with employees making personal contributions incentivized by a company match up to $50,000.

“Year after year, our employees have gone above and beyond in demonstrating an unwavering commitment to helping those impacted by these tragic natural disasters. We recognize that generous individual contributions, including those at Legrand, are invaluable in these recovery efforts and are happy to be able to give back to those in need,” stated John Selldorff, President and CEO, Legrand North and Central America.

The Red Cross responds to nearly 66,000 disasters per year—ranging from single-family disasters to city- and region-wide crises. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the American Red Cross relies on the support of generous Americans to fulfill its mission.

“Our Red Cross fundraiser is just one element of our broader Better Communities program in which we provide a platform for our employees to donate their time and talents to help those in need in their local areas,” added Alyssa Adnani, Data Quality Manager and Better Communities Leader, Legrand North and Central America.

​​​​​​​About Legrand and 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 a member of the Science Based Targets Initiative, and is acknowledged as one of the most sustainable companies in the world. 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.


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