Southwire Co. (Carrollton, GA): Southwire welcomed two new senior vice presidents to the company’s leadership team. John Wirtz began serving as the company’s senior vice president of Utility on April 15. Beginning April 30, Dan Stuart will join the organization as the senior vice president of Information Technology Services (ITS).
Wirtz brings 30 years of electrical industry experience most recently as senior vice president and general manager of High Voltage Products at ABB. Wirtz has also worked with Eaton, where he was responsible for leading global initiatives to develop electrical vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and advance electric transportation infrastructure. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University.
Stuart joins Southwire from Breakthru Beverage Group, a privately held beverage distributor operating in 16 markets, where he was instrumental in automation and implementation of various technology systems. With more than a decade of IT experience, Stuart will lead the company’s enterprise systems, including planning, implementing, operating and support of the organization’s technology applications and infrastructure. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Albright College in Reading, PA, and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Both executives will be relocating to the Carrollton, GA, area.