Thomas & Betts Corp. (Memphis, Tenn.) Charles (Chuck) Treadway has joined the company as senior vice president, group president-electrical, reporting to Dominic Pileggi, the company's chairman and CEO. Reporting to Treadway will be Ned Camuti, president of T&B's U.S. Electrical Division; Mike Kenney, president of Canada, Europe, Middle East and Asia; Bob Caporale, president of the T&B Utility Business; and Viswas Purani, V.P., Power Solutions. Camuti is responsible for all aspects of T&B's U.S. Electrical Division, including marketing, sales, operations, customer service, logistics, finance, accounting and human resources, while Treadway will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to the company's electrical products businesses on a global basis, including leveraging the company's strong brand and broad product portfolio and sharing best practices across geographies.
Border States Electric (BSE), (Fargo, N.D.): Blake Sexton has been named vice president/business development. He joined BSE in November 1993 and has held various positions within the company, including vice president of sales; vice president/Southwest region; and Southwest region business development manager.
Dakota Supply Group (DSG) (Fargo, N.D.): Ken Pederson is now branch manager for the company's Alexandria and Benson, Minn., locations. He has more than a decade of experience working with contractors and other DSG customers, particularly with plumbing and HVAC professionals in the Sioux Falls, S.D., area. He has also spent several years working in Dakota Supply Group's corporate office in Fargo. Pederson will succeed former branch manager and director Steve Carlson.
Hubbell Lighting, Inc., (Greenville, S.C.): Bill Foley has been promoted to vice president and general manager for Kim Lighting and Architectural Area Lighting (AAL) in a newly created combined position. Foley, who joined Kim Lighting in 2007, was previously vice president and general manager of Kim Lighting. Scott Muse, president of Hubbell Lighting, Inc., said combining the general manager position of the two business units will allow Hubbell to maximize synergies between AAL and Kim, better support individual strategies, reduce costs and increase the competitive position of the brands.
Leviton Manufacturing Co Inc. (Little Neck, N.Y.): Eileen McGlone is now director of marketing for the company's Commercial and Industrial business. In her new post, McGlone is responsible for building sales of the company's commercial and industrial wiring devices across its electrical distribution, retail and end-user markets. She has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing marketing and customer retention plans for a wide range of companies. Also at Leviton, Emanuel Hwong has moved to the newly-created position of business development specialist for the Caribbean market. He now oversees the development of new business opportunities throughout the Caribbean marketplace.
Cobra Wire & Cable Inc. (Hatboro, Penn.): Peter Sheehan has been appointed CEO. He most recently served at several senior executive posts for Belden Americas Division. Prior to that he worked with Cable Design Technology and Berk-Tek.
Hayata Ltd., (Dallas): Bodie Spangler has been hired as national sales manager. He will lead all facets of U.S. business development, including strategic planning, new market segments and the management of existing clients. Spangler has 15 years of executive sales and marketing experience.
Hunt Electric Supply Co. (Burlington, N.C.): Qwon Reid has been promoted to vice-president of the company's Eastern division, which includes Raleigh, Sanford and surrounding areas. Qwon has been with the company for twenty years, serving as the Raleigh branch manager for the last twelve years.
Allied Wire & Cable (Collegeville, Pa.) has hired four new sales representatives. Mike Autry has been in the wire and cable industry for more than eight years, working exclusively with SEA Wire and Cable. He will be based in Madison, Ala. Chuck Crane previously worked for Molex in the connectors and accessories side of the electronics and electrical industries. David Smith is new to the wire and cable business and will be joining his sister Ashley in the Pennsylvania office. Also new to wire world, Ben Ficken will be joining Allied Wire & Cable's Merrimack, N.H., office.
Wago Corp. (Germantown, Wis.): Darrick Rejret is now ProServe Product Manager. Formerly Wago IT systems analyst, he will oversee growth and support for the ProServe product development software suite. Wago manufactures DIN-rail, PCB and chassis mount terminal blocks; signal conditioners; the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM and related products.
The Ferreira Group (Branchburg, N.J.): Joe Consigli is now senior program manager, lighting services. Utilizing the expertise he has developed at Cooper Lighting, Howard Lighting Products and NORESCO, Consigli is tasked with developing business within the company's high performance building services division.
Byram Laboratories Inc., (Branchburg, N.J.): has named Michael Corbin vice president for business development. He has more than 20 years of experience in utility and energy services. Byram Labs is a manufacturer, wholesaler and service provider of electric, water and gas meters.