William Cote, Senior Vice President, Cable Manufacturing
William “Willy” Cote is Senior Vice President, Cabling for OFS. In this capacity he is responsible for all aspects of cable manufacturing operations.
Most recently serving OFS as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Mr. Cote is recognized for implementing lean manufacturing principles to all OFS manufacturing facilities. He previously served as General Manager for OFS’ Avon and Somerset facilities focusing on Specialty Fiber operations for the company.
Mr. Cote joined OFS in 2006 from Timken Company (previously Ingersoll Rand -Torrington Co.) where he held a variety of manufacturing operations positions in Steering and Bearing, Marketing, Operations and Engineering over his 30 years with the company, including experience providing business planning, financial and operational leadership for multinational operations.
Mr. Cote holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Limestone College, a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Connecticut, and Executive Development for Global Excellence from The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.