December 4, 2023
Southwire Canada is proud to announce the promotion of Mr. Andde Persad to the position of Engineering, Codes & Compliance Manager, effective December 4th.
In this role, Andde will lead Southwire’s wire and cable products to meet and surpass industry standards, codes, and regulations. He will also collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and sustainability in emerging markets across Canada.
Andde’s journey with Southwire spans over seven years, beginning as a Field Sales Engineer in its Utility division. His unwavering commitment and significant contributions have led to this well-deserved promotion.
Beyond his professional achievements, Andde Persad is a well-rounded individual with a passion for traveling, Formula 1, and the world of Muay Thai. He also enjoys exploring new restaurants and cuisines. These diverse interests reflect his dedication to innovation and embracing diversity in all aspects of life.
On March 23, 1950 Southwire was founded by Roy Richards Sr. The organization, which would revolutionize the industry, started making wire and cable with just 12 employees and three machines.