HBC Cable says its president and chief executive officer, Gary Evans, will step down at the end of this year
The company says its board of directors has tapped longtime employee Dan Pecarina as Evans' replacement on January First, 2013. Evans has served in his position since1998, according to the announcement made by HBC Chairman Bob Kierlin, who said the firm's ten member board voted unanimously to approve Pecarina's appointment.
Evans will remain as a senior consultant during a phased retirement. As part of the of the leadership transition, Chief Finance Officer Manuel de Angel will also assume additional responsibilities.
Kierlin said Pecarina has been involved with the company's broadband efforts since the very beginning. He became HBC's vice president for technical operation in1999 and in 2010 was named executive vice president for corporate development.
De Angel joined HBC in 2010 after working with international firms Deloitte and Touche and McGladery as an executive CPA. He will oversee HBC's offices in St. Charles, Plainview, Wabasha and Red Wing. As senior consultant, Evans will work with Pecarina and de Angel in a variety of capacities.