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General Cable appoints Ned Hall as independent director

Staff writer | Highland Heights, Ky., USA | July 31, 2014
General CableJuly 31, 2014, Highland Heights, Ky., USA - General Cable Corporation, a cable manufacturer, announced that it appointed Ned Hall to serve as an independent director of the company.
Mr. Hall will serve on the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee.

Mr. Hall is Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Power Corporation, a publicly traded power generation and infrastructure company, and he has served in that position since April 2, 2013.

Prior to joining Atlantic Power, Mr. Hall spent more than 24 years working in the energy sector at AES Corporation, a publicly traded global electricity generation, transmission and distribution company.

While at AES Corporation, Mr. Hall held various positions including Managing Director, Global Business Development from 2003 to 2005; President, Wind Generation from 2005 to 2008; President, North America from 2008 to 2011; and Chief Operating Officer, Global Generation from 2011 to 2013.

He served as Chairman of the Board of American Wind Energy Association from 2010 to 2011, as a Member of the AWEA Board from 2005 to 2013, and currently serves as an advisor to AWEA’s Bylaws Task Force.

The appointment of Mr. Hall fills the vacancy created by Robert L. Smialek’s retirement.