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Coleman Cable Announces Changes

Jan. 14, 2005
Kurt Hennelly has been named group vice president responsible for Coleman Cable’s consumer group and global sourcing. Ken McAllister has been appointed group vice president, specialty group. Kathy Jo Van has been appointed group vice president, electrical group. Greg MacDonald has been appointed vice president electrical distribution. Gene Stang has been appointed vice president, wire and cable distribution.

Coleman Cable Inc. (Waukegan, Ill.): Kurt Hennelly has been named group vice president responsible for Coleman Cable’s consumer group and global sourcing. During his 18 years with Coleman Cable, Hennelly has held a variety of manufacturing, engineering, sales, and management positions. Ken McAllister has been appointed group vice president, specialty group. In this new position, McAllister will oversee the company’s specialty businesses: security/home automation, OEM, government, recreation, transportation, HVAC, irrigation and industrial distribution. McAllister joined Coleman Cable from General Cable Co., where he has held a number of senior management positions over the past 16 years. Kathy Jo Van has been appointed group vice president, electrical group, responsible for the electrical distribution, wire/cable and electronic distribution businesses. Most recently, Van was vice president electrical distribution. She joined Coleman Cable in 2000 after 14 years in the distribution industry. Greg MacDonald has been appointed vice president electrical distribution. His experience in the wire industry spans 20 years. Gene Stang has been appointed vice president, wire and cable distribution. Stang has been with Coleman Cable for 19 years, serving most recently as vice president, product management.