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Christ Freitag as New Superior Essex Communications President


Superior Essex Communications Welcomes Chris Freitag as New President

ATLANTA, GA,February 5, 2024 – Superior Essex Communications, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative communication cables, is proud to announce the appointment of a visionary leader, Chris Freitag, as our new President. Embarking on a mission to drive strategic growth and harness decades of industry expertise, Chris joins our team with an extraordinary repertoire of achievements and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

A Leader with a Legacy of Success

With over 20 years of dynamic finance and business leadership experience, Chris is celebrated for his strategic prowess and an impressive track record of propelling companies to new heights. Before accepting this prestigious role, he honed his leadership acumen as the Chief Financial Officer of Cooper Carry, Inc., orchestrating fiscal strategies and leading pivotal acquisitions that expanded the firm's horizons.

His tenure as Vice President and General Manager for Mativ, Inc. speaks volumes about his ability to lead the charge in growing businesses within the global specialty materials sector. Chris's strategic foresight and financial intelligence have consistently resulted in enhanced business operations, exceeding expectations in revenue growth and operational performance.

In his earlier career, Chris made indelible marks on SWM International. His leadership extended across various senior roles, significantly contributing to the firm's international impact and industry recognition.

Charting the Course for Innovation and Growth

Superior Essex Communications heralds Chris's homecoming as a consummate strategist. He previously served as our Director of Business Planning and Development. His formidable background intertwines seamlessly with our vision of spearheading innovation, nurturing sustainable progress, and maintaining unrivaled excellence in every product rolled out across global markets.

Chris's academic accolades—an MBA in Finance from the distinguished Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BBA in Finance from The University of Iowa—form the bedrock of his extensive knowledge and business acumen.

An Optimistic Voyage into the Future

As Chris assumes leadership, his vast experience will steer Superior Essex Communications toward a future brimming with possibilities and pioneering advancements. We extend a jubilant welcome to Chris, confident in his capability to reinforce our brand's legacy as a market leader while also upholding our unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices.

Please join us in celebrating Chris's return to the Superior Essex family as we evolve and bring forth the finest products in the communications sector, creating connections "Everywhere You Live and Work®."