For the latest appointments, distribution agreements, and awards, check out the news briefs for August 11, 2015.
Hubbel Incorporated announced a number of appointments for its BURNDY and Harsh & Hazardous businesses within its Hubbell Construction & Energy Group. David Smith has been named vice president and general manager, BURNDY USA, within the new HCE Group. He will be responsible for the BURNDY organization in the US and will be based in Manchester, N.H., US. Smith brings eight years of leadership experience with Hubbell Lighting (HLI), including roles as brand vice president for the Columbia and Alera businesses and vice president of operations, HLI. Warren Jenkins has been named vice president and general manager, Harsh & Hazardous Connectors and Lighting. He will have overall responsibility for the Killark, Hawke, Chalmit, Victor, Vantage, and RigPower businesses on a global basis and will be based in St. Louis, Mo., US. Warren was most recently vice president of sales and marketing for BURNDY. Andrew Thexton has been named vice president and general manager, Harsh & Hazardous Communications. He will have overall responsibility for the GAI-Tronics and Austdac businesses on a global basis and will be based in Mohnton, Pa., US. Thexton was president and CEO of Cableform prior to its acquisition by Hubbell in 2013 and most recently was vice president of engineering with Hubbell Industrial Controls.
Coaxial Components Corp. introduced an improved tool for cross-referencing the company’s extensive database of RF components. This updated, user-friendly addition to the new website assists customers in finding products that are equivalent, similar, substitute, or alternate replacements to products of other manufacturers. Coaxicom’s comprehensive database encompasses product