Southwire Announces Tim King as President of Southwire Canada


Carrollton, Ga – June 2, 2020: Southwire is pleased to announce that Tim King has accepted the role of President of Southwire Canada. In this role, he will lead the company’s Canadian-based organization located at Southwire Canada’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. Kelly Hanson, who previously held the role, will be relocating her family back to Atlanta, GA.

“Tim’s a proven strategic thinker with the experience and leadership skills needed to continue moving our business to the next level, and I am tremendously excited to work with him as our new President of Southwire Canada,” said Norman Adkins, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer.

Most recently, King served as Director of Finance, HR and Administration for Southwire Canada. Prior to joining Southwire, he held a number of senior leadership positions in Finance, Operations, Marketing and Sales with Eaton Corporation and PPG Industries.

“I am extremely honored to be part of the Southwire team and especially proud of our genuine family culture,” said King. “I look forward to continuing to build closer relationships with the communities and customers we serve, to providing the highest quality of service by leveraging our strong brand, products and differentiated solutions and to growing our presence in the Canadian market.”

King earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Originally from Nova Scotia, King, his wife and two daughters currently call Ontario home.