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Dot Family Holdings Appoints Breslin CEO of OmniCable

April 9, 2024
Breslin was most recently president of Farnell Electronics. Prior to Farnell, he spent five years as the COO for Crescent Electric Supply.

Dot Family Holdings (DFH) (Mt. Sterling, IL): DFH, the investment office of the Tracy family and owners and operators of Dot Food Inc., the largest food industry redistributor in North America and OmniCable, West Chester, PA,  today announced the appointment of Christopher Breslin as OmniCable’s CEO effective May 13. Breslin will succeed interim CEO Jeff Siegfried, the company’s co-founder, who will remain as vice chairman.

In 2019, DFH acquired OmniCable, a redistributor selling wire, cable, fiber and other communications and electrical products exclusively to distributors. The appointment of Breslin followed an extensive CEO search process conducted by the board over the last several months, with the mandate to appoint a passionate leader with extensive experience developing strong supplier and customer relationships.

Breslin joins OmniCable with more than 28 years of global distribution experience in both the electronics and electrical industries. Most recently, he was president of Farnell Electronics, responsible for the strategy, execution and financial performance of its $2-billion global businesses. Prior to Farnell, he spent five years as the COO for Crescent Electric Supply Co.

Jeff Siegfried said in the release, “I’m confident the appointment of Christopher will continue the company’s growth trajectory and I look forward to seeing the company execute on its strategy both as a leader serving electrical distribution and building its growing portfolio serving the communications space."