CommScope announced the appointment of Charles “Chuck” Treadway as president and chief executive officer.
Eddie Edwards, president and chief executive officer, is stepping down today after 15 years of service to the company.
This leadership transition is the result of the company’s succession planning program led by the Board of Directors.
Most recently, Charles Treadway served as CEO of Accudyne Industries, where he drove significant revenue growth and margin expansion with strategic focus, product innovation, improved sales and marketing efforts, and disciplined execution.
Charles Treadway has served 17 of the last 20 years as CEO of global businesses located in the U.S., China, and Latin America. In each of his CEO assignments, Mr. Treadway led efforts that generated highly profitable, above-market growth.
The company also announced that Frank M. Drendel, in recognition of his unique status and distinguished service to CommScope, has been named Chairman Emeritus. Frank Drendel founded CommScope in 1976 and has served continuously as its CEO and/or chairman of the Board since.
Charles Treadway most recently served as CEO of Accudyne Industries from 2016 to 2020. Prior to his role at Accudyne Industries, Charles Treadway held various leadership positions at Thomas & Betts, including president and CEO from 2012 to 2016, president and COO from 2011 to 2012 and group president of Electrical from 2009 to 2011.