A 1985 Sewanee graduate, Halsey Cook served as a Graham Executive in Residence at the Babson Center for Global Commerce. After graduating from The University of the South, he earned an MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Before joining Legrand, he held senior positions with the Carrier Corporation, a division of United Technologies Corporation. Cook has been featured on a Darden School’s “The Marketing Mix” video series, in which Darden alumni in the marketing field give answers to probing questions about hot topics and trends in marketing and about their careers. Cook is now president of the electrical wiring systems division of Legrand North America. Legrand is a global producer of electrical system and data network hardware.
Cook was in residence March 29-30.
While at Sewanee, he taught several classes, advised students about career paths, coached students on resumé preparation and interviewing, and gave a public lecture entitle "Plugged in... Home and Workplace in the Global Economy."