Former Molex exec named Berk-Tek’s new president

Will Jensen, former VP and GM for RF and microwave solutions at Molex also has previous experience at Corning, Amphenol and Tensolite.

Will Jensen

Will Jensen, who most recently served as vice president and general manager of RF and microwave solutions at Molex, became Berk-Tek’s president on June 17. Jensen succeeded Paul Trunk, who retired as Berk-Tek’s president after 22 years with the company.

Berk-Tek is a Nexans company. In Jensen’s position as president of Berk-Tek, he also is vice president and general manager of Nexans LAN Division North America. Jensen reports to Steven Vermeulen, who is executive vice president of Nexans’ telecom and data business group.

In his new role, Jensen is responsible for all sales and marketing, operations, research and development, human resources and finance functions for the Berk-Tek business unit. That business comprises sites in New Holland, PA and Fuquay-Varina, NC.

Vermeulen stated, “It is clear that Will brings the energy and experience to ensure the continued success of Berk-Tek. He understands the needs of our customers and has great vision for growing the LAN business in North America.”

Jensen holds a BA from California State University and an MBA from Arizona State University. In addition to his most recent experience at Molex, he has held sales, marketing and general-management positions at companies including Corning, Amephenol and Tensolite.

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