James Cowan has died.
He was president of Neutrik USA and passed away on Nov. 5 at age 52. He had cancer.
The company said Cowan had worked there for 20 years, starting out as general manager and rising to president in 2000.
He also held positions with Texas Instruments, Panduit Corp. and Dialight-Kulka-Smith.
Cowan was active in Neutrik’s charitable efforts, offering equipment to organizations including Brookfield Academy, La Sierra University and Michigan State University. Neutrik AG Werner Bachman called Cowan “an industry icon and a genuinely caring person who touched everyone with his kindness.” He is survived by his wife and two sons.