HFCL to boost international business with two appointments

HFCL, a leading player in optical fiber and cable business, announced appointment of two industry veterans in its subsidiaries in the USA and Netherlands to boost its international presence.
Optical fiber investmentHFCL has hired Peter A Weimann as the CTO and Jochen Arms as the Vice President – Sales (DACH Europe) for the Optical Fiber & Cable (OFC) business.

Peter A Weimann will be the CTO for the Optical Fibre and Cable Business of HFCL Group. Weimann will lead HFCL’s global foray into new generation OFC products across different industry applications. Prior to joining HFCL, Weimann was the Director of Optical Cable R&D for OFS Fitel.

Weimann has led development activities for multiple cable products from design to manufacture, fiber qualification and evaluation, material specifications for new products and applications and brought to market latest technologies in optical fiber cables for varied applications.

Jochen Arms will be the Vice President – Sales for the European DACH Region and lead the sales and business development for HFCL Group’s Optical Fiber and Cable products across industry segments for the region.

Arms has held several sales leadership positions for leading companies such as Prysmian, Corning and Fujikura. He is also a member of the FTTH council in Brussels, and of the Market Intelligence Committee.

“HFCL is a leading technology enterprise in India manufacturing a range of products in optical fibre cable (OFC), optical fibre, cable accessories and telecom equipment, and is also one of the largest integrated telecom network providers in India,” Mahendra Nahata, Managing Director, HFCL said.