– USA, TX – Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) today announced the election of David Nierenberg to its Board of Directors, effective March 16, 2020.
In conjunction with Mr. Nierenberg’s election, the board will be expanded to eight directors.
For the May 5 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Board of Directors has nominated for election Mr. Nierenberg and all incumbent directors, other than Robert L. Reymond, who will retire from the board at the Annual Meeting. Following the Annual Meeting, the board will return to its current size of seven directors.
Mr. Nierenberg is Founder and President of Nierenberg Investment Management Company, Inc., which manages the D3 Family Funds.
The Board of Directors has also appointed Damon Benedict, a partner at NIMCO, as a board observer effective as of the same date.
“The D3 Family Funds have been our largest shareholder for some time now,” said William H. Sheffield, Chairman of the Board. “We appreciate both their continuing support as a shareholder and the advice they have provided to the Board. The Board of Directors has concluded it is in the best interests of the corporation and its shareholders to take this relationship one step further.”
About David Nierenberg
Mr. Nierenberg will become a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Nierenberg is also a member of the board of the Washington State Investment Board, Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK), Riverview Bancorp (NASDAQ: RVSB), Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) and The National WWII Museum, and he chairs the board of the Ira Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. Mr. Nierenberg is a graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School.
About Houston Wire & Cable Company
With 44 years’ experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company, an industrial distributor, is a large provider of products in the U.S. market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States.
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