Southwire’s CEO Named Chair of NEMA
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced this week that Rich Stinson, president and CEO at Southwire, has been named chair of its board of governors. Beth Wozniak, CEO at nVent, will serve as the Board’s new vice-chair and Brian Brickhouse, president of the Americas region electrical sector at Eaton, will serve as treasurer.
Stinson brings more than three decades of electroindustry experience and has served as president and CEO of Southwire Company, one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of building wire and utility cable, since 2015. He also serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Manufacturers and previously served as vice chair on NEMA’s board.
“Rich has made countless contributions to NEMA in a number of leadership roles over the past decade,” said Debra Phillips, NEMA’s president and CEO. “With his accession to chair, he will steer the electroindustry’s premier association through an unprecedented time of growth, innovation and investment. We are fortunate to rely on his deep industry experience at this critical moment and welcome his leadership as board chair.”