Gregory J. Lampert heads General Cable operations in the Americas
By Alyssa Dalton
February 4, 2013 – Gregory J. Lampert will assume responsibility for all of General Cable’s operations in the Americas, which includes Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean as well as Central/South America, effective immediately.
“I have worked closely with Greg over the last 15 years. He has an in-depth knowledge of our major product lines and functional disciplines. As a member of the Global Operating Committee for the last five years, Greg has helped set strategy and played a key role in the acquisition and integration of Alcan Cable North America and Prestolite Wire,” said Gregory B. Kenny, General Cable president and CEO.
Lampert joined General Cable in 1998 and has held various leadership roles. He has served as executive vice president, president and CEO for General Cable North America since 2008 and is a member of the company’s Global Operating Committee. He previously served as executive vice president and group president, North American Electrical and Communications Infrastructure since 2007. Prior to that, from 2004 to 2007, he was vice president and general manager of Carol Brand products.
“I am confident under Greg’s leadership, we will further advance our strategy of bringing more complex products to rapidly industrializing countries while increasing regional intra-company trade which will enhance our ability to provide seamless customer service,” said Kenny. “At the same time, we will be better positioned to leverage learning and rapidly share best practices throughout the Americas which will improve our ability to realize savings over time.”