Berk-Tek Announces New Sales VP
New Holland, PA, April 19, 2016 – Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company and leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, announces the addition of Jim Reichert as Vice President of Sales North America, effective April 25, 2016. Jim will be responsible for sales revenue in the U.S. and Canada, overseeing all Berk-Tek Territory Business Managers and Strategic Account Managers.
Jim spent his career to this point with both WESCO and Anixter for combined 20+ years in a variety of management roles as Branch Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager and lead development of a Supply Chain account group. He also drove the business growth at CDS Corporation, and most recently served as VP of Sales for Rittal-U.S. He graduated from Bradley University with a degree in Business Administration and has a keen understanding of the Strategic Account process.
“Jim’s industry experience and proven track record of success will empower our sales teams to continue to provide the expertise, service and support that are the hallmarks of Berk-Tek. We’re pleased to have him come on board,” states Paul Trunk, Berk-Tek President.
About Berk-Tek, A Nexans Company
For more than 50 years, Berk-Tek has been a leading manufacturer of more than 100 different network copper and fiber optic cable products. The company has led in the development of high-performance and enhanced fiber optic and UTP cables designed to transport high-speed data and voice transmissions. Berk-Tek has major manufacturing facilities at New Holland, PA, Fuquay-Varina, NC and Elm City, NC. For more information, visit www.berktek.com.
As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, emobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: www.nexans.com