WCMA Names 2017 Distingished Career Award Recipients

Dec 15 2016

The Wire & Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Career Award.  The 33rd annual Awards Dinner and Investiture Ceremony will take place on April 8th, 2017, in Hartford, Connecticut, at the Downtown Marriott Hotel.  The recipients are:


Paul Kish................. Director - Systems and Standards (retired), Belden Inc.

Donna LeClerc......... Vice President Manufacturing, Harbour Industries, LLC

Brian Parsons.......... President, Dekoron Wire & Cable LLC

Robert Rozanski...... Senior Account Manager, Freeport McMoRan Inc.

Mark Spencer........... President, W. Gillies Technologies LLC

Paul Trunk............... President, Berk-Tek -Nexans Co.

Greg Ulewicz........... President, Prestolite Wire LLC

Tom Walker.............. President, Pittsfield Plastics Inc


The Wire & Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance continues a tradition of recognizing wire and cable industry leaders and professionals, started over 30 years ago, by the late Dick and Harriet Callahan, founders of the Wire & Cable Clubs of America. 

Nominations for this award are received from the WCMA member website and are first reviewed by a committee of prior Award recipients through a ballot process.  The WCMA Board of Directors then makes final selections based on an individual’s character, credibility, and commercial or technical contributions during their career.

The Wire & Cable Manufacturers' Alliance, Inc. (WCMA) was established in June 2004 as a nonprofit association to succeed the Wire & Cable Clubs of America.  WCMA is a corporate membership organization for manufacturers of low to high voltage electrical, electronic and fiber optic wire and cable with an established manufacturing base in North America, as well as industry suppliers, service providers, affiliated companies and organizations serving the cable manufacturing and processing industry.  WCMA produces premier events that bring owners, executives, and key managers together for networking, the exchange of information, and to promote the wire and cable industry.

For more information about WCMA or the Distinguished Career Award, contact Ed Fenton, Executive Director at telephone: 860-331-7074, email: ed@wcmainc.org, or visit the website www.WCMAinc.org.  A short video about the Award is available on the website.