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ECS Announces New President

09/09/01

Vancouver, BC (September 1, 2009) - Electrical Cable Supply Ltd. (ECS) announces the appointment of Gordon Thursfield to the role of President effective September 1, 2009. Gordon brings over 40 years of executive industry experience to ECS.

"We are excited to welcome such a well-respected industry leader to the ECS team," says M H Mohseni, Founder and Chairman of ECS. "Gordon is a passionate professional with tremendous industry experience and demonstrated ability to deliver results. He will be a valuable addition to our team and I look forward to his contributions as we continue to focus on profitably expanding our business."

As an established business leader, Gordon has forged successful relationships with key international organizations in the wire and cable industry over the past 26 years. He will be focused on assisting the Company to establish itself as an emerging global distributor with a strong focus on the specialty markets.

Prior to joining ECS, Gordon held a number of progressively senior positions in the wire and cable industry. Most recently, he served as President of Nexans North America and Member of the Executive Committee. After launching his career in the UK, he relocated to Canada in 1983 to serve as Operations Manager for the Power Cable Division of Canada Wire and Cable. Over the next 26 years, he assumed positions of increasing responsibility at Nexans and its predecessor companies including Vice President and General Manager for the Energy Group, President of the Energy Cables Division and President of Nexans Canada.

Active in the community, Gordon recently served on the Boards of Electro-Federation Canada and National Electrical Manufactures Association. He also recently completed a six-year term as Director of the Electrical Safety Authority of Ontario, a non-profit organization. He has a PhD in Metallurgy and Materials Science from St John's College, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sheffield.

About ECS

ECS (Electrical Cable Supply Ltd.) is the largest independently owned distributor of wire and cable products and solutions in Canada. ECS also serves the United States and global markets throughout the Middle East. The Company provides product distribution and related services to the following markets: commercial, redistribution, marine, oil and gas, mining, renewable energy and other specialty industries. Celebrating 25 years, ECS offers clients access to trusted products and exceptional customer service. For more information, visit http://www.ecswire.com.

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