Interview with Gash Abebe, Retired Leader of Global Business Development, Wesco

By February 24, 2017Leadership Talk, Resource

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