Paul Trunk Named President of Berk-Tek

Paul Trunk New Holland, PA, April 12, 2012

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, is pleased to announce Paul Trunk as the President of Berk-Tek and Vice President and General Manager of Nexans LAN Division North America, reporting to Steve Hall, Nexans Executive Vice President – North and South America.

In this new role, Trunk will be responsible for all Sales & Marketing, Operations, Research and Development, Human Resources, Finance and I.T. functions for the North America LAN division including both New Holland and Fuquay-Varina sites.  Trunk has 15 years of service with Berk-Tek as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing including two years as Regional Sales Manager.  “Paul has delivered consistent operating profit and budgeted sales revenue, promoted the growth of the fiber assembly business, formed the NetClear alliance and developed the OEM and National Account programs,” states Hall.  


Trunk has over 35 years experience in Sales and Marketing and holds a Marketing MBA from DePaul University and a BA in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College.


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About Berk-Tek, A Nexans Company

About Berk-Tek, A Nexans Company For more than 45 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

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With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, worldwide expert in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments: from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotives, electronics, aeronautics, material handling and automation. Nexans is a responsible industrial company that regards sustainable development as integral to its global and operational strategy. Continuous innovation in products, solutions and services, employee development and engagement, and the introduction of safe industrial processes with limited environmental impact are among the key initiatives that place Nexans at the core of a sustainable future. With an industrial presence in 40 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 23,700 people and had sales in 2010 of 6 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult