WESCO International Inc. (NYSE: WCC), Pittsburgh, has named Laura K. Thompson to its Board of Directors, consistent with WESCO's long-standing commitment to ongoing Board refreshment. Thompson will also serve as a member of the Board's Audit Committee upon her appointment.
Thompson served as Executive Vice President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company until her retirement in March 2019and has over 35 years of international business and finance experience, including as Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Finance and Director of Investor Relations. Thompson is also a Director of Parker Hannifin Corporation.
John J. Engel, WESCO's Chairman, stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Laura to our Board of Directors. Laura's deep financial expertise and her global executive leadership experience in finance, operations and business development at a Fortune 200 company make her an excellent addition to our Board and an asset to our stockholders and our company."