As stipulated by its Constitution, ICF is governed by the General Assembly, where the Full Members exercise their voting rights to approve the policy as determined by the ICF Council. Members of the ICF Council are elected by the General Assembly.

All ICF meetings are strictly governed by the ICF Anti-Trust Guidelines (Download PDF).

The ICF leadership team is composed of leaders from all regions of the world. With that, we ensure a truly global perspective in our work, fully abiding by our anti-trust rules at all times.”

Raul Garcia, ICF Chairman

Administrative Authority
The administrative authority is the Council of the Federation.

The day-to-day administration work is delegated by the Council to a Secretary.

Any economic activities are carried out by ICF – Cablemakers Federation GmbH, registered with the Commercial Register of the Vienna Commercial Court.

ICF Council


Mr. Norman Adkins, COO, Southwire Company, USA

Vice Presidents

Mr. Christopher Guerin, CEO, Nexans, France

Mr. Bon-Kyu Koo, CEO, LS Cable & Systems, South Korea


Mr. Hamid Al Zayani, Managing Director, Midal Cables Ltd., Bahrain

Mr. Massimo Battaini, Chief Executive Officer, Prysmian Group, Italy

Mr. Jan Bongaerts, Senior Vice President YOFC, China

Mr. Simon Cua, Managing Director, Linkz Industries Ltd., China

Mr. John McGirr, Senior VP and General Manager, Corning Optical Fiber & Cable, USA

Mr. Carlos Ramos, CEO, Viakable, Mexico

Secretary General and Executive Director

Dr. Volker Wendt

ICF Standing Commission

Mr. Raul Garcia, Director of Technology and Development, Conductores Monterrey, S.A., Mexico

Mr. Rashid Al Zayani, Director Midal Cables Ltd., Bahrain

Mr. Jan Bongaerts, Senior Vice President YOFC, China

Mr. Peter Ford, Director Business Development, Linkz Industries Ltd., China

Mr. Charles Murrah, President, Power Systems & Solutions Group, Southwire Company, USA

Mr. Hans Nieman, Senior Vice President Energy Products, Prysmian Group, Italy

Mr. Seldon Lee, President LS European Head Quarters, UK

Mr. Andrew Shaw, Vice President, Alfanar, Saudi-Arabia

Mr. Vincent Dessale, COO, Nexans, France

Mr. Joel Orban, Dir Strategic Planning/Analysis, Corning Optical Fibre and Cable, USA

Key Facts

ICF was founded in 1990 with a permanent Secretariat in Vienna. Today, ICF has 46 members from 26 countries of all regions in the globe.

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ICF membership is open to leading manufacturers of insulated electric wires and cables, optical fibre cables and enameled wires.

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ICF Secretariat is located in Vienna. Please be in touch for any further details.

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