WESCO International, Inc. Names New Chief Financial Officer
PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2012 – PRNewswire — WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, announces the appointment of Kenneth S. Parks as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective today.
Mr. Parks, 48, joins WESCO with 27 years of experience, most recently as Vice President of Finance at United Technologies Corporation for their global Fire and Security business, which has approximately $7 billion in revenue, and includes over 40 factories, 350 branches, and 38,000 employees around the world. Previously, Mr. Parks was Director of Investor Relations and served in a number of senior financial and accounting leadership roles at United Technologies Corporation and York International. Mr. Parks began his career at Coopers & Lybrand and is a graduate of the University of Tulsa.
Mr. John J. Engel, WESCO’s Chairman and CEO stated: “Ken is an excellent addition to our executive team. His global experience and strong business and financial acumen will help us accelerate execution of our One WESCO growth strategy.”