Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 2, 2018 (August 1, 2018)

WESCO International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
225 West Station Square Drive
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(412) 454-2200
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not applicable.
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report) 

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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d)    On August 1, 2018, the Board of Directors of WESCO International, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Easwaran Sundaram as a Director effective August 15, 2018. Mr. Sundaram’s compensation for service as a non-employee Director will be consistent with that of the Company’s other non-employee Directors, which is described under the heading "Director Compensation" in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 16, 2018. Mr. Sundaram is also expected to become a member of the Company’s Audit Committee effective August 15, 2018. Additional information concerning Mr. Sundaram and his election is included in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)     Exhibit

Exhibit 99.1    Press Release, dated August 2, 2018.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
WESCO International, Inc.
August 2, 2018
/s/ David S. Schulz
David S. Schulz
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer