General Cable Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) recently announced that Leah Stark was named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in July of this year.

“Key to our cultural transformation and the achievement of our business objectives is having a world-class, global Chief Human Resources Officer as an integral part of our Strategic Leadership Team,” said Michael T. McDonnell, President & Chief Executive Officer. “We’re laser focused on executing our strategy to become the best wire and cable company in the industry and cultivating a vibrant, engaged performance culture.”

Ms. Stark has over 17 years of progressive HR experience, spending the most recent 10 years with Whirlpool Corporation, where she was a Senior Director of Global Human Resources with both international and domestic responsibilities. Stark has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lee University and a master’s degree in Human Resources & Labor Relations from Michigan State University.

“Leah’s broad experience and proven track record will help us achieve our business objectives on a global scale, and we are pleased to have her leading our Company’s global HR strategy,” added McDonnell.

About General Cable

General Cable (NYSE:BGC), with headquarters in Highland Heights, Kentucky, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of aluminum, copper and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, communications, industrial, construction and specialty markets. General Cable is one of the largest wire and cable manufacturing companies in the world, operating manufacturing facilities in its core geographical markets, and has sales representation and distribution worldwide. For more information about General Cable visit our website at