USA Wire & Cable (Austin, Texas): Hugh Robertson has been hired in the newly created role of vice president, sales and marketing. Robertson is a marketing veteran who enjoyed a 20-year career in the music industry. During his tenure with global leader EMI Music, Robertson grew sales and distribution teams for Capital-EMI and the Nashville label group EMI CMG, as well as headed artist development and marketing groups for several of EMI’s Nashville labels. Robertson will work with the sales team to develop new business opportunities in renewable and clean energy with an emphasis on wind and solar; to expand the company’s existing strength in supplying the power generation and industrial markets throughout the U.S. and with strong support through wholesale distribution. Robertson’s history in the cable industry goes back to his late teens and early 20s when he worked at Houston Wire and Cable. Robertson’s father, Hugh Robertson, founded HWC in the early 70s.