HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017--
General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has
appointed a new leader of its North American business. Juan Picon will
join General Cable on January 26, 2017 as Senior Vice President of
General Cable and President, North America and serve as a member of the
Strategic Leadership Team. He will report directly to Michael T.
McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable.
Mr. Picon will be responsible for the execution of the Company’s
strategic roadmap and transformation within the North American region,
where he will focus specifically on driving a leading cost and
efficiency position, delivering growth through innovation, and leading
efforts in the cultivation of a high-performance culture.
“Juan is a proven operating executive, and under his leadership, our
Company will serve our valued customers and markets with extraordinary
commitment and focus,” said Mr. McDonnell. “His passion and commitment
to growth, operational excellence and cultural change will enable the
continuation of our transformation and execution on our strategic
initiatives within North America.”
Prior to joining General Cable, Mr. Picon was with Honeywell for over 18
years, where he served in a number of executive and senior management
capacities within their Automation & Control Solutions (ACS), Aerospace
and Transportation Systems businesses. Most recently, he was Vice
President & General Manager for Honeywell’s Americas Environmental &
Energy Solutions ACS business. During his tenure at Honeywell, he also
held positions of increasing responsibility in Six Sigma and Lean
manufacturing, operations, plant management and general management. He
holds an MBA from Arizona State University, a master’s degree in
European Union Law from the University of Carlos III of Madrid, a
Diploma in Business from the Centro de Estudios de Comercio (CECO) of
Madrid, and a Law degree from the University Complutense of Madrid.
General Cable Corporation, headquartered in Highland Heights,
Kentucky, is a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing
and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable
products and systems for the energy, industrial, specialty,
construction, and communications markets. Visit our website at www.generalcable.com.
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Gavin Bell, 859-572-8684