Berk-Tek Appoints Will Jensen as President
New Holland, PA –June 19, 2019 – Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company and leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, is pleased to announce Will Jensen as President of Berk-Tek and Vice President and General Manager of Nexans LAN Division North America, effective June 17. He will report to Steven Vermeulen, Nexans Executive Vice President, Telecom and Data Business Group. Jensen succeeds Paul Trunk, who is retiring after 22 years of service with Berk-Tek.
In his new role, Jensen will be responsible for all Sales & Marketing, Operations, Research and Development, Human Resource and Finance functions for the Berk-Tek business unit, which includes both the New Holland, PA and Fuquay-Varina, NC sites.
“It is clear that Will brings the energy and experience to ensure the continued success of Berk-Tek. He understands the needs of our customers and has great vision for growing the LAN business in North America,” states Vermeulen.
Jensen has focused his career dynamically in the Telecommunication & Data industry, having worked for companies such as Corning Cable Systems, Amphenol Corporation and Tensolite in sales, marketing and general management positions. Prior to joining Berk-Tek, Jensen held the position of Vice President and General Manager, RF/Microwave Solutions at Molex Incorporated.
Jensen holds an MBA from Arizona State University and a BA from California State University.
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