WESCO’s Names New Member to Board of Directors - Modern Distribution Management

Log In

WESCO’s Names New Member to Board of Directors

Laura Thompson will also serve as a member of the Board's Audit Committee upon her appointment.

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."

Related Posts

Share this article

About the Author
Recommended Reading
Leave a Reply

Leave a Comment

Sign Up for the MDM Update Newsletter

The MDM update newsletter is your best source for news and trends in the wholesale distribution industry.

Get the MDM Update Newsletter

Wholesale distribution news and trends delivered right to your inbox.

Sign-up for our free newsletter and get:

  • Up-to-date news in a quick-to-read format
  • Free access to webcasts, podcasts and live events
  • Exclusive whitepapers, research and reports
  • And more!


articles left

Want more Premium content from MDM?

Subscribe today and get:

  • New issues twice each month
  • Unlimited access to mdm.com, including 10+ years of archived data
  • Current trends analysis, market data and economic updates
  • Discounts on select store products and events

Subscribe to continue reading

MDM Premium Subscribers get:

  • Unlimited access to MDM.com
  • 1 year digital subscription, with new issues twice a month
  • Trends analysis, market data and quarterly economic updates
  • Deals on select store products and events



You have one free article remaining

Subscribe to MDM Premium to get unlimited access. Your subscription includes:

  • Two new issues a month
  • Access to 10+ years of archived data on mdm.com
  • Quarterly economic updates, trends analysis and market data
  • Store and event discounts

To continue reading, you must be an MDM Premium subscriber.

Join other distribution executives who use MDM Premium to optimize their business. Our insights and analysis help you enter the right new markets, turbocharge your sales and marketing efforts, identify business partners that help you scale, and stay ahead of your competitors.

Register for full access

By providing your email, you agree to receive announcements from us and our partners for our newsletter, events, surveys, and partner resources per MDM Terms & Conditions. You can withdraw consent at any time.

Learn More about Custom Reports

Request a Market Prospector Demo

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.