Episode #139: Gash Abebe’s Story: From Being Born in Ethiopia to Becoming the VP of Global Business Development at Wesco

By March 7, 2017Podcast, Blog, Leadership

In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Gash Abebe shares his story of being born in Ethiopia, moving to America when he was young, and making the most of the opportunity America provided him.

L3 Leadership Podcast Episode #139: Gash Abebe’s Story:

From Being Born in Ethiopia to Becoming the VP of Global Business Development at Wesco

Episode #139- Gash Abebe’s Story

Gash’s Bio:

Gash Abebe grew up in Ethiopia and came to America when he was young. Learn how he took the opportunity America provided him and ended up being the #4 guy at Wesco, leading Global Business Development. Gash will be sharing about his journey and the leadership lessons he learend along the way.

Gash’s Bio:

  • Born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Much of Abebe’s family still resides in Addis.
  • Former Global Vice President of Wesco, a $7 billion leading electrical distrbution and service company where he spearheasded development of an international prescence and global relationships that expanded outside the US and gained supplier relations with China, Singapore, Middle East, Europe, and Austrailia.
  • Director of Global Supplier and Finance. He ran the supplier relations and credit collection departments for Wesco.
  • B.A., Judson University, Judson Hall of Fame Soccer Player

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