Southwire’s Rich Stinson Named to Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians List

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Jan 5, 2023

Southwire’s president and CEO, Rich Stinson, has been named as one of Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians. 

According to Georgia Trend, the list includes CEOs, politicians, college presidents, nonprofit and economic development leaders, among others, who have inspired efforts to meet and exceed challenges in virtually every corner of the Peach State.

“It is an honor to be recognized alongside so many incredible leaders, and I am proud to represent Southwire, a company that was not only founded, but has grown in this state for more than seven decades. Our roots remain strong in west Georgia, where Southwire is headquartered, and more than 40% of our team members are based in the state,” said Stinson. “We want to remain generationally-sustainable for the next 100 years and beyond. Southwire continues to make investments here in Georgia, like our state-of-the-art copper rod plant in Carrollton, our office space at The Battery Atlanta and our newly formed partnerships with many Georgia-based sports, education and non-profit organizations, among others, that will allow us to fulfill this commitment and be an employer of choice in the state.” 

The 2023 honorees were chosen by the Georgia Trend staff, after much discussion, mulling and refinement. Included in this selection were Ed Bastian from Delta, Loy Howard from Tanner Health System, Ted Decker of The Home Depot, Tom Fanning of Southern Company, Chris Womack of Georgia Power, Angel Cabrera of the Georgia Institute of Technology and more. For a full list of honorees, click here

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