|[April 24, 2012]
CommScope Names Leadership for Customer Segments
HICKORY, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for
communications networks, has reorganized its business unit management
structure around its three key customer segments-Enterprise, Wireless
and Broadband- and named leaders for each, effective immediately.
Kevin St. Cyr has joined CommScope as senior vice president, Enterprise
Solutions, where he will lead engineering, R&D and product line
management for the segment that serves business enterprises around the
world. St. Cyr joins CommScope from Berk-Tek, a Nexans company, at which
he was president since 1998 and senior vice president of marketing and
sales from 1996-1998. St. Cyr also has held various management positions
at Champlain Cable, a subsidiary of Huber + Suhner, and General
Electric. St. Cyr holds a bachelor's degree in plastics engineering from
the University of Lowell and a master's degree in business
administration from the Pennsylvania State University.
"Kevin is the perfect choice to head our Enterprise segment," said Randy
Crenshaw, chief operating officer, CommScope. "He is widely known within
this market for his expertise, success and leadership capabilities. I
welcome Kevin to CommScope and look forward to the positive impact he
will make on our team and the customers we serve."
Morgan Kurk, who previously headed CommScope's Enterprise segment, has
been named senior vice president, Wireless. He will have responsibility
for product line management,engineering and R&D for the segment that
serves wireless operators and OEMs globally. Kurk has more than 15 years
experience in the wireless industry, including senior roles with Andrew
Corporation, Allen Telecom and Motorola (News - Alert). He has a bachelor's degree in
electrical engineering from Brown University and master's degrees in
electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and business
administration from Northwestern University.
Ric Johnsen will continue as senior vice president, Broadband, leading
the business responsible for serving cable multisystem operators and
other broadband network providers around the world. Johnsen, who joined
CommScope in 2010, previously held senior management positions with
Alcatel, OFS (News - Alert) and AllOptic. He has a master's degree in electrical
engineering with an emphasis in communications engineering from the US
Naval Postgraduate School and a bachelor's degree in engineering from
the US Military Academy at West Point.
"By reorganizing our management support structure around key
verticals-at home, at work, and on the go-we can best leverage
CommScope's deep, broad capabilities around the world and deliver better
integrated solutions to our customers," said Crenshaw. "Ric, Morgan and
Kevin are three strong leaders who will help us build upon CommScope's
excellent market positions and take advantage of the many opportunities
ahead of us."
has played a role in virtually all the world's best communication
networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and
technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end
solutions includes critical infrastructure our customers need to build
high-performing wired and wireless networks. As much as technology
changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create,
innovate, design, and build faster and better. We'll never stop
connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at
work, and on the go.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on
information currently available to management, management's beliefs, as
well as on a number of assumptions concerning future events.
Forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are
subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, which could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those currently
expected. In providing forward-looking statements, the company does not
intend, and is not undertaking any obligation or duty, to update these
statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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