Dallas, TX – Dallas-based fiber and structured cabling manufacturer GDT Manufacturing (GDTMFG) today announced Joshua Benners has been named President, effective July 24th, 2017. As President, Benners said he will move directly to align operations with those of GDTMFG’s parent-company, technology integrator GDT. He also said he will expand the company’s portfolio of fiber and copper cabling assemblies to include additional offerings such as custom cabinets, enclosures, transceivers, and memory.
Benners, 27, is a newcomer to the world of fiber and data cable assembly. Prior to his role as President of GDTMFG, Benners served as Director of Launch Services for GDT. As Director of Launch, Benners led a group of 30 service operation professionals and was responsible for professional service proposals, travel, resource management, and change management for the company’s $500+ million data center and enterprise networking business. During his time as Director of Launch, he implemented business intelligence services including analytics to reduce unnecessary spend and increase billable hours across the delivery organization.
Before his time as Director of Launch Services, Benners was in professional services sales for GDT. During that period, Benners succeeded in growing services sales across some of the company’s largest Fortune 500 accounts.
Founded in 1996, GDT is an award-winning, international multi-vendor IT solutions provider and Cisco Gold Partner. GDT specializes in the consulting, designing, deploying, and managing of advanced technology solutions for businesses, service providers, government, and healthcare. The GDT team of expert architects and engineers maintain the highest level certifications to translate the latest ideas and technologies into innovative solutions that realize the vision of business leaders.