ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Board of Directors of Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC) announced today that it has expanded the size of its board to 12 members and appointed Dean Yoost as a Director and member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Yoost, age 60, currently serves as a Director and member of the Audit, Governance, and Nominating Committees of Emulex Corporation and serves on the board of two private companies: UnionBanCal Corporation and Pacific Life Insurance Company. His prior experience includes more than 30 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, wherein he served as Partner and was a Director on their Global Oversight Board.
John Stroup, President and Chief Executive Officer of Belden, said, "We are delighted to welcome Dean Yoost to Belden's Board of Directors and the Audit Committee. His extensive experience as an international business advisor will be a valued addition to Belden's Board."
The Board of Directors also today declared a regular quarterly dividend of five cents per share payable on April 5, 2011 to all shareholders of record as of March 15, 2011.
Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC)
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.