Southwire’s Norman Adkins to Serve as ICF President

October 16, 2023

Recently, the members of the International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) elected Norman Adkins, Southwire’s Chief Operating Officer, as their new president. He succeeds Pascal Portevin, who has served as ICF President since 2019. 

ICF is the CEO networking forum of the international cable industry. 

Its mission is:

  • to provide a global forum for its members
  • to monitor emerging trends that may have an impact on their activities
  • to enhance the visibility of the industry by highlighting the relevance of its products and its technologies as well as its contribution to the sustainable progress of society

“It’s an exciting time to be stepping into the role of ICF president,” said Adkins. “ICF is working to advance our future by unifying the efforts and power of connection among worldwide cablemakers. We are all committed to innovation and the collaborations needed to address the huge opportunities and challenges of this time in history, and I look forward to the progress we will make together.”

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