By Telecom Lead Team: Tii Network Technologies announced the appointment of Christopher
James as vice president Operations. James currently serves as vice president Quality Assurance
at Tii. In his new role, James will be responsible for purchasing, inventory
management and manufacturing control.
“I am extremely pleased that Chris has taken on this
new role. As a result of the Copper Products Division and Frederick Fiber
Optics acquisitions, and the scope of the resulting additional operating
requirements, we believe that Chris’s many years of experience in manufacturing
and operations will enable us to streamline operations, allowing us to better
serve our customers which in turn will allow us to continue to gain industry
recognition as a ‘best in class’ provider to the telecommunications industry,” said
Brian J. Kelley, interim president, CEO, and chairman of the Board.
James has extensive
operations and manufacturing experience in the United States, Europe, Mexico and
several countries in South East Asia.
Prior to joining Tii, James was director of Engineering and
Quality of manufacturing operations located in China and the
Philippines for Photo circuits Corporation.
He also managed the New York and Monterrey,
Mexico inspection and test functions of Photo circuits Corporation.