Halsey Cook will be joining the Sonepar North America senior management team as the president of Sonepar USA effective April 21. Cook will have complete responsibility for all aspects of the U.S. business unit. His most recent experience has been with Legrand North America, where for the past seven years he was president of the Electrical Wiring Systems Division for North America. Prior to joining Legrand, Cook spent 16 years with Carrier, a division of United Technologies Corp. He was president of Carrier’s Residential and Light Commercial Systems unit.
Dave Gabriel, the president and CEO of Sonepar North America, had been handling the role of Sonepar USA president after the former executive in that post, Paul Klasing, left the company.