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Nathalie Pilon new T&B Canada president


September 11, 2008
By Anthony Capkun

Nathalie Pilon has been named president of Thomas & Betts Canada, with responsibility for all facets of T&B’s Canadian and Australian operations. The announcement was made by Michael B. Kenney—president, Thomas & Betts Canada, Australia & EMEA/Asia.

“Since
joining the company in 1996 as vice-president, finance & IT, Pilon
has been a key member of the Canadian executive team,” reads the press
release. A chartered accountant (CA) since 1990, Pilon occupied the
position of senior manager, Professional Practice with KPMG, where she
was employed for eight years prior to joining Thomas & Betts.  In
October 1999, she received the Young Achievers Award from the HEC
Montréal network.




With
Canadian head offices in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., Thomas &
Betts Canada employs more than 1700 people and has a cross-Canada
presence, including five regional sales offices, a master distribution
centre and 13 manufacturing facilities. Its product offering includes
industry standards such as Ty-Rap cable ties, Marrette wire connectors
and Iberville steel outlet boxes.