Halsey Cook is President and Chief Executive Officer of Milliken & Company. Prior to joining Milliken, Halsey was President and CEO of Sonepar USA, the world’s largest distributor of electrical infrastructure products. His previous work experience included senior P&L roles in manufacturing and technology companies, including President of Legrand Electrical as well as 17 years in Carrier, a division of United Technologies Corporation, where he held marketing, operations and general management roles in France, Italy, UK and the United States.
Under his leadership, Milliken was named by Forbes Magazine as one of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers” in 2018 and was honored as one of the “Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE Magazine four times since 2006. The company has also been recognized as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere every year since the inception of the award in 2007.