Nexans appoints Kieron Hall as UK Chief Executive Officer
- Kieron Hall brings to Nexans a wealth of sales and marketing experience acquired over 20 years, as well as his expertise in international supply chain and safety
London, UK, July 30, 2018 – Nexans today announced that it has appointed Kieron Hall as Chief Executive Officer of Nexans UK. He will lead the teams capitalising on the Group’s position in the UK and will further develop its operations in its core segments in alignment with Nexans’ global five-year strategic plan ‘Paced for Growth 2018-22’.
With an MBA degree from Warwick Business school, Kieron Hall brings to Nexans UK a wealth of sales and marketing experience acquired over 20 years working for industrial product manufacturers. Nexans UK will also benefit from Hall’s expertise in international supply chain and safety.
Prior to joining Nexans, Kieron Hall worked for 15 years with the Lafarge group, where he held several positions in sales and marketing. More recently, Hall was a National Sales Manager for one of the companies of Ibstock Group, the country’s biggest manufacturer of clay and concrete building products.
“Nexans is a global leader in cabling and connectivity solutions, with a long rich history and great reputation within the industry, and I am very excited to become part of the team in the UK” said Kieron Hall. “My role will be to further strengthen the Group’s footprint in the UK by accompanying our clients in all their projects, building on the Group’s global commitment to innovation, environmental and community matters”.
As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, emobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: www.nexans.com