Mar 15, 2016 - Superior Essex and Legrand® Congratulate New BICSI President Brian Ensign

Atlanta, GA, March 15, 2016

Superior Essex proudly announces that its Director of Global Accounts, Brian Ensign, has been elected to serve as BICSI President. BICSI, the association supporting the advancement of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) community with information, education and knowledge assessment, inaugurated its newly-elected Board of Directors at their Winter Conference on March 2nd, 2016. Ensign will serve as BICSI president until 2018, and will lead the organization through his duties as the Chairman of the Board, until the completion of his term.

“I am truly appreciative of the BICSI membership’s faith and trust in me to lead this great association for the next two years, and I look forward to working together to reach our association’s goals,” says Ensign. “Specifically, I want to focus on volunteerism and member pride, and to having more members involved in the governance and support of our association at various levels. It is also important that we continue to enhance the relevance of BICSI’s credentials along with making sure the program is ready to meet future demands.”

Ensign has been working in the telecommunications and communications technology industry for last 23 years, which includes his current position with Superior Essex International as the Director of Global Accounts, and his previous role as Technical Director at Legrand®, a global leader in high-performance network infrastructure hardware, and with Intertek Testing Services (ETL) as a Senior Staff Engineer. Ensign was also strategically involved with the development of nCompass™ Systems, a suite of high-performing copper and fiber optic structured cabling systems co-engineered by Legrand and Superior Essex. Additionally, Ensign has served on the BICSI Board for the past 8 years, serving as the Northeast Region Director, Treasurer, President-Elect, and now President.

Ensign holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic Institute along with his RCDD, NTS, OSP, and RTPM designations from BICSI, and has been an active participant in the TIA, IEEE, and BICSI standards committees for several years.

About Superior Essex
Superior Essex International LP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of cable, wire and accessory products serving the communications industry, energy industry and related distribution markets for over 80 years. Product lines include Indoor and Outside Plant (OSP) copper and fiber data cables, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) coaxial cables and accessories, Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) closures, fire alarm/security (FAS) cables, and low/medium voltage energy cable products and accessories. Superior Essex International LP is a subsidiary of Superior Essex Inc.

About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including in particular connectable products enhancing value in use. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Vantage, Watt Stopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).