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Southwire names Tom Artinian VP of sales


August 31, 2018
By Peter Saunders

August 31, 2018 – Wire and cable vendor Southwire Canada has hired Tom Artinian as vice-president (VP) of sales. He will lead the organization’s six sales channels across the country.

Artinian joins Southwire from Electrical Cable Supply (ECS), where he served as senior VP (SVP) and general manager (GM). With more than 20 years’ experience in the wire and cable industry, his career has involved leadership roles in both Canada and the U.S.

“I’ve known and done business with Southwire throughout my career,” he says. “I am excited to use my experience to be a part of the brand’s future.”

“Tom is a transformational sales leader,” says Kelly Hanson, president of Southwire Canada. “He understands our customers’ needs, the full breadth of our product offering and the Canadian market. I look forward to Tom leading our sales efforts as we continue to develop strategic partnerships throughout the country.”