WESCO International names new CFO

International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kenneth Parks as its vice president
and chief financial officer. The appointment is effective as of today, June 6,

has 27 years of experience. He most recently as vice president of finance at
United Technologies Corporation for their global Fire and Security business,
which has approximately $7 billion in revenue, and includes over 40 factories,
350 branches, and 38,000 employees around the world. Prior to that, Parks
was director of investor relations and served in a number of senior financial
and accounting leadership roles at United Technologies Corporation and York
International. He began his career at Coopers & Lybrand.

Engel, WESCO’s chairman and CEO said, “Ken is an excellent addition to our
executive team. His global experience and strong business and financial acumen
will help us accelerate execution of our One WESCO growth strategy.”

WESCO International, Inc. is a publicly traded
Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The
company provides electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair
and operating (“MRO”) and original equipment manufacturers
(“OEM”) product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain
management and logistic services. 2011 annual sales were approximately $6.1
billion. WESCO employs approximately 7,300 people, maintains relationships with
over 18,000 suppliers, and serves over 100,000 customers worldwide. Customers
include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies,
institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates seven
fully automated distribution centers and approximately 400 full-service
branches in North America and international markets.

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