Nelson Squires to lead Wesco Canadian Operations
By Anthony Capkun
March 3, 2016 – Wesco International Inc. has appointed Nelson Squires to serve as group vice-president and general manager of its Canadian operations, Wesco Distribution Canada LP.
Squires joins Wesco from Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (Allentown, Pa.) where he served as VP & GM, North American Gases, and president of Air Products Canada Ltd.
“We are very excited to have him join WESCO to help us make the most of the substantial opportunities we believe are emerging in the Canadian market,” said John Engel, chair, president & CEO, Wesco International.
Squires received a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, N.C.), and also served as a captain in the United States Army.