David Aldridge Joins CDC Foundation Board of Directors

David Aldridge has been elected to the board of directors of the CDC Foundation. Aldridge is the former chief financial officer and executive vice president for Superior Essex Inc. (SPSX), a $2.5 billion global wire and cable manufacturing company. Aldridge has served as an advisor to the CDC Foundation’s finance committee for the last two years, and he now serves as committee chair.

“David’s financial expertise and wealth of knowledge from his years spent at Superior Essex and volunteer service will make him an invaluable board member,” said Judith Monroe, M.D., president and chief executive officer of the CDC Foundation. “We are grateful for David’s involvement with our financial committee, and we are delighted that he is joining our board of directors.”

Aldridge is a seasoned financial executive with three decades of experience in corporate, finance/accounting, strategic and operational activities. During his time at Superior Essex, the company completed multiple domestic and international acquisitions, growing revenue to $2.5 billion. In 2008, the company was sold to LS Corp and Aldridge continued to serve as CFO.

Aldridge previously served on the board of trustees of Holy Innocents Episcopal School and as treasurer and chair of finance. In addition to his CDC Foundation board service, he is an advisory trustee for Holy Innocent’s Episcopal School and is on the board of trustees of Canterbury Court, an Episcopal sponsored senior living facility. Aldridge is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.