WESCO and Anixter have named the future leadership team and organizational structure that will become effective upon the completion of the $US4.5 Billion merger of the 2 companies.

“We are very pleased to reach this critical milestone and announce the formation of our future senior leadership team comprised of outstanding leaders from both WESCO and Anixter,” said John Engel, chairman, president and CEO.

“The depth of talent across both organizations is reflected in this exceptionally strong executive management team that will lead our combined company through the integration process and our transformation into the premier global electrical and data communications distribution and supply chain solutions company.”

Nelson Squires, currently senior vice president & chief operating Officer for WESCO, will become executive vice president & general manager of Electrical & Electronic Solutions. Squires has held his current position since 2019. He has led WESCO Canada since joining the company in 2015 and gained additional responsibility for the WIS and International businesses in 2018.

Bill Geary, currently executive vice president – Network & Security Solutions for Anixter, will become executive vice president & general manager of Communications & Security Solutions. Geary has held his current position since 2017.

Jim Cameron, currently vice president & general manager, Utility & Broadband for WESCO, will become executive vice president & general manager of Utility & Broadband Solutions. Cameron joined WESCO in 2011, has led Utility since 2014 and gained additional responsibility for Broadband in 2016.

On the corporate side Dave Schulz will become executive vice president & CFO, Ted Dosch, will become executive vice president, strategy & chief transformation officer, Diane Lazzaris, will become executive vice president & general counsel, Chris Wolf will become executive vice president & chief human resources officer, and Hemant Porwal will become executive vice president, supply chain & operations.

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