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Southwire Names Stinson President

Eaton Corp. executive replaces retiring President and CEO Stu Thorn.

Southwire Co., Carrollton, GA, has named Rich Stinson as president effective Oct. 15. Stinson, who currently is group president of electrical systems and services for Eaton Corp., will replace President and CEO Stu Thorn.

“Southwire is committed to sustainable growth, where it makes sense, in the global wire and cable market," said Southwire Chairman Roy Richards. "Stu has done a great job of managing that growth."

Stinson will initially serve as president and then assume the role of CEO following a transition period.

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