Giulio Berardesca Honored with Distinguished Career Award

Ed Fenton, WCMA Board Chairman, presents Gulio Berardesca with the 2015 Distinguished Career Award from the Wire and Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance.

Glenview, IL—Anixter is pleased to announce that Giulio Berardesca, Executive Vice President for Anixter’s Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable business, was recently honored by the Wire and Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance as one of the recipients of its 2015 Distinguished Career Award. This award recognizes wire and cable industry professionals of strong character and credibility who have made significant commercial or technical contributions over a minimum 25 year industry career. “Throughout his career, Giulio has demonstrated a passion for Anixter, providing outstanding service to our customers and suppliers," said Bob Eck, CEO and President of Anixter.


During his 42-year tenure at Anixter, Berardesca has held numerous positions from inventory management and purchasing to sales and marketing. After serving nearly 10 years as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Canada Wire & Cable business, Berardesca was promoted to Senior Vice President of North America Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable in 2003. In 2005, he moved from Toronto to Glenview to lead the combined North America Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable business as Executive Vice President. In 2012, Berardesca led Anixter’s growth plan for the emerging markets and took responsibility for the global Electrical and Electronic Wire & Cable business.