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General Cable Wins Four Stevie® Awards in 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Serviecs

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Highland Heights, KY, 41076
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Press release date: February 27, 2014

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY,  — General Cable (NYSE: BGC) was presented with four Stevie Awards during the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, February 21st at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.  More than 400 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended. 

General Cable’s four Stevie Award winners were:

• Brian Roddy:  Senior Sales Executive of the Year, Silver
• Eastern Region Sales Team, Led by Joe Williams:  Field Sales Team of the Year, Silver
• GenClean™ Jacketing Technology New Product Launch: Marketing Solution - New, Silver
• STABILOY® Brand Product Display Trailer Program: Demand Generation Program of the Year, Bronze

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, contact center awards and customer service awards.  The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.

“General Cable is honored to be named as winners in four Stevie Award categories,” said Greg Lampert, President & Chief Executive Officer, General Cable Americas.  “We are pleased to have incredibly talented associates who contribute to our success every day with their collective knowledge, skills and expertise.  It is wonderful to see them be acknowledged for their service and innovative thinking.”

More than 1,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition, an increase of 36% over 2013.  More than 260 executives around the world participated in the judging process for the 2014 awards, to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.

“Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service awards have almost doubled over the past few years,” said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards.  “Not only have we seen a dramatic increase in the number of entries; but the judges have also seen a remarkable rise in the quality of the nominations submitted overall. We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

“General Cable’s entire sales organization is dedicated to anticipating and responding to our customers’ needs,” said Brian Moriarty, Senior Vice President, Global Sales Strategy & North America Sales, General Cable. “Brian Roddy being named as Senior Sales Executive by The Stevie Awards is justly deserved due to his professionalism and contributions in driving excellent sales performance.  He is a highly valued member of the General Cable team.”

“Joe Williams and his Eastern Region sales team is in front of our customers, providing exceptional customer service and support on a daily basis,” continued Moriarty.  “I would like to congratulate them on a job well done and for their receipt of the Silver STEVIE Award.”

With regard to innovation, educating customers and driving demand for products, General Cable strives to develop and implement useful, creative programs and promotions.  The awards for the GenClean™ new product launch and the STABILOY® trailer demand generation program are wonderful examples of the company’s ingenuity.

“The new GenClean jacketing technology developed by our engineering team needed to be effectively launched to our customers and end users in several markets, including food and beverage where cleanliness is required,” said John Weiler, Vice President and General Manager, Industrial & Cord Products, General Cable.  “I would like to thank the entire Cord Products team for their hard work, effort and creativity in the marketing launch of this new key product feature where our customers can see for themselves just how easy our new jacket is
to clean.”

“We are pleased to receive recognition for our efforts in demand generation with our innovative, hands-on STABILOY Brand display trailer,” said Howard H. Atkins, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, General Cable.  “This program brings our company and solutions right to a customer’s doorstep, showing them how our products work, answering their questions on the spot, and creating demand from decision makers from the bottom up.”

“Congratulations to all our General Cable associates for a job well done, and also thank you to the Stevie Awards for the prestigious honor of being named four times as winners,” concluded Lampert.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.   

The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast a recording of the presentations Wednesday, February 26, at 8:00 pm ET.

About General Cable
General Cable (NYSE: BGC), a Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty, construction and communications markets. General Cable, with annual revenues exceeding $6 billion, has 57 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries and offers competitive strengths in such areas as breadth of product line, brand recognition, distribution and logistics, sales and service and operating efficiency. For more information about General Cable products, please contact your local sales representative or visit our Web site at www.generalcable.com.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
 
CONTACT:
Gina Rittinger
Director Corporate Communications
(859) 572-8506
grittinger@generalcable.com


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