Kenny joins DuPont as global technology manager

Jan. 20, 2006 - The industry veteran was formerly VP/GM of premises solutions for Krone and ADC.

DuPont Cabling Solutions (www.dupont.com/cablingsolutions) recently named Robert D. Kenny global technology manager. In his new role, Kenny oversees research and development of fluoropolymer cabling resins that help to preserve critical information-technology infrastructures in the event of a fire.

Before joining DuPont, Kenny was vice president and general manager of premises solutions at Krone Digital Communications, then ADC when that company purchased Krone. Prior to that he worked for Belden Wire and Cable in multiple areas including engineering, manufacturing, and product management.

Kenny holds 12 patents related to communications wiring and connectivity. He also has authored numerous articles and white papers on communications cabling that have appeared in various trade publications. He also is a frequent speaker at industry trade shows and conferences.

"As the communications cabling industry continues its rapid evolution, we are confident that we have some of the best and brightest minds helping us to develop the innovative products and services that customers have come to expect from DuPont," said Pat Lindner, global business manager, DuPont Cabling Solutions. "Bob is well-known throughout the cabling industry for his technological expertise. He will be essential in driving cabling technology advancements that fulfill the specific needs of our diverse customer base. We're excited that he's agreed to become a part of our team."

DuPont Cabling Solutions provides DuPont Abandoned Cable Services, which offers assessment services for identification and reporting of abandoned cable hazards in office buildings, planning for infrastructure improvement and management, connections with local labor, removal and recycling logistics.

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