NEW YORK Southwire Co.
has named Jack Carlson president of its North American
Carlson, previously president of
the electrical segment, will now lead all of the Carrollton,
Ga.-based companys sales and marketing and product
development efforts in North America.
In his new role, he will manage
Southwires electrical, energy and original equipment
manufacturer (OEM) divisions, as well as its Canadian wire and
cable business and newly created industrial division.
"Jack has been the driver behind
the tremendous growth in our electrical business and the
divisions recovery from the housing crash several years
ago," Southwire president and chief executive officer Stu Thorn
said in a statement. "As we continue to expand into new
products, markets and geographies, we have a chance to bring
our unique blend of technology and culture to new
Norman Adkins will take over as
president of the electrical section, the company said.
Southwire supplies cable to a variety of end-markets
including power generation and transit, petrochemical, natural
gas and automotive, as well as industrial campuses, such as
hospitals, universities, prisons and military bases.