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Maggie Laird '98 Nominated to Serve on Houston Wire & Cable Company's Board

Maggie Laird '98 Nominated to Serve on Houston Wire & Cable Company's Board

April 10, 2019

Margaret S. "Maggie" Laird, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, has been nominated to serve on the board of directors of Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq: HWCC). Her name will be on he ballot for the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, set for May 9.

Laird "has served as chief pricing officer of Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. that provides data-managing solutions to business enterprises, since January 2019," notes an announcement. "From 2005 until 2018, she was with Deloitte Consulting LLP in its Monitor Deloitte Strategy Practice, most recently as a managing director.

"Maggie’s extensive experience with digital strategies and technologies and her expertise in sales and pricing will be of great value to our company as we move forward," says James L. Pokluda III, president and chief executive officer of Houston Wire & Cable Company. "We look forward to her contributions."

Laird was an economics major and Management Fellow at DePauw, where she played soccer. She went on to earn an M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

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