Cabling and connectivity provider Panduit Corp. has named Tom Donovan president and CEO. He steps in for Gerald W. Caveney, "who will focus on other business opportunities," the company says in a press release. Donovan assumes the top spot after serving as Panduit's president and COO. "As a Panduit veteran of 33 years, Tom has the industry knowledge, leadership ability, and character to provide direction to the company and its 5,000 global employees," said Caveney. "In his newly expanded role as president and CEO, Tom will be responsible for the overall direction of the business, developing current and long-range strategy, and leveraging the company's strengths and capabilities to exceed our customers' expectations." Donovan joined Panduit in 1982 and became president and COO in 2013. He is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, and holds an MBA in Industrial Management. For more information on fiber cable and suppliers, visit the Lightwave Buyer's Guide.