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Superior Essex Inc.
"Our products can be seen throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, so we are now recognized
as a leading manufacturer serving global industries both in
name and reality," it says.
Wealth of Experience
Superior Essex has an experienced management team includes CEO Brian Kim, who is responsible for its global operations. "[He] brings with him a wealth of experience and
knowledge in the manufacturing industry as well as management," the company says.
Kim's previous experience includes serving as the president of LG Hausys America and leading its turnaround initiatives and restructuring projects. "Prior to that, [he] was
SVP - corporate management officer for the holding company of LG Group, where he was involved in the strategy
and decision-making for future business opportunities,"
the company says.
The team also includes CFO Augustine Shim, who serves
also serves as the president of Cyrpus. In his role as CFO, he
manages Superior Essex's financial operations and as president, is an intermediary between Superior Essex and LS.
Previously, he gained 20 years at LG Electronics, where
he served 11 years as CFO. "[He] joined LS in February
2014 where he brought with him years of experience in
management, finance, M&A and investor relations," the
A Broad Portfolio
Superior Essex's product lines include its Premises cable, which it says offers stronger performance and quality
than its competitors, and the best overall value. "From our
10Gain XP CAT 6A to our CAT 3 voice and data cables, to our
Coaxial cables and our multimode and single mode optical
fiber cables, we offer a broad portfolio of products that are
essential for high-bandwidth applications," it says.
This line includes its Premises Fiber. "As a global leader in
the design, manufacture and supply of a wide range of cable
products, Superior Essex has a broad line of multimode and
single mode optical fiber cables available for virtually every
application," the firm says.
"Our optical fiber cables are manufactured and tested to
ensure that all fiber meet Superior Essex optical specifications in a state-of-the-art facility in Brownwood, Texas,"
the company adds.
The line also includes Premises Copper. "For more than
50 years, Superior Essex has designed and manufactured
one of the broadest portfolios of premises copper cables
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