Randy Crenshaw, chief operating officer, CommScope,
Inc., is one of eight recipients of the Wire
and Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance’s (WCMA) 2011 Distinguished Career
The award will be presented to Crenshaw during the 27th
Annual Awards Dinner and Investiture Ceremony on Saturday, April 16,
2011 in Hartford at the Connecticut Convention Center. The WCMA’s board
of directors selects new yearly recipients of strong character and
credibility who have made significant commercial or technical
contributions over a minimum 25-year industry career.
“I’m honored to be receiving this award from WCMA because of what it
represents within our networking industry,” Crenshaw said. “All
recipients have worked extremely hard to make significant contributions
to this industry, and I’m proud that the WCMA is not only recognizing
us, but remains committed in supporting the manufacturers of wire and
Crenshaw, who is based in Richardson, Texas, has spent most of his
career at CommScope, and was recently named COO following the company’s
acquisition by The Carlyle Group in 2011. Previously, he was the
executive vice president and chief supply officer. From 2004 to 2010,
Crenshaw was executive vice president and general manager of the
Enterprise business unit within CommScope. From 2000 to 2004, he served
the company as executive vice president, Procurement and general
manager, Network Products Group. Crenshaw also held various product
development and engineering roles at CommScope during his first 15
years—from 1985 to 2000.
Before joining CommScope, Crenshaw worked at General Cable’s CATV
facility in Pearl, Miss. as plant manager and engineering manager from
1980 to 1985. Crenshaw was the founding member for CommScope when the
Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA) was established.
The WCMA was established in June 2004 as the successor organization to
the Wire and Cable Clubs of America. WCMA is a corporate membership
organization for manufacturers of conductor, insulated wire, cables,
fiber-optic cables and connectivity products with an established
manufacturing base in North America, as well as industry suppliers and
service providers. WCMA works to facilitate the exchange of mutually
beneficial market and technical information and to provide support to
relevant industry organizations that serve the industry and its
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networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and
technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end
solutions includes everything our customers need to build
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changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create,
innovate, design, and build faster and better. We’ll never stop
connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at
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