Jim Hays

President of Electrical

Jim Hays has complete profit and loss management responsibility for the electrical businesses of Western Tube, Wheatland Tube and Picoma. Jim previously served as VP of Marketing and Business Development for Zekelman Industries.

Prior to joining Zekelman Industries in 2011, Jim was Global VP of the electrical and infrastructure division for Atkore International (formerly Allied Tube), where he was a 31-year veteran.

“I try to connect with everybody from the shop floor to the corporate office to make sure they know that I’m there, I’m accessible, I’m reachable. Not only do I want to understand what they’re about in the workplace, but also what drives them outside of the workplace.”

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