ORANGE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2008--Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) announced today that William R. Sperry has been named Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development. Mr. Sperry will report to David Nord, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
In this newly created role, Mr. Sperry will have primary responsibility for Hubbell's strategic planning process including the development of the strategic direction of the Company's growth plan as well as the acquisition program.
He will also oversee the Investor Relations activities and will direct the Company's efforts in communicating information to the financial analyst community, institutions, portfolio managers, and individual investors.
"Bill is uniquely qualified to assume this role," said Mr. Nord. "We are excited about the capabilities that he brings to Hubbell." Mr. Sperry comes to Hubbell with extensive experience serving the Industrial segment as Managing Director at Lehman Brothers and JPMorgan and as a Consultant at McKinsey & Co. where his primary responsibilities involved strategy formulation and acquisitions.
Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2007 revenues of $2.5 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil, Australia and the United Kingdom, participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, the People's Republic of China, Mexico, and the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Orange, CT.
CONTACT: Hubbell Incorporated
David G. Nord, 203-799-4100
SOURCE: Hubbell Incorporated