Sterlite Tech has hired Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA as part of its strategy to strengthen its global leadership team.
Sterlite Tech supplies optical communication products, system integration services and OSS/BSS software targeting network operators in more than 100 countries.
Steve Bullock will be responsible for Sterlite Tech’s engagement with leading telecom, internet and CATV service providers in North America.
Steve Bullock has 25 years of experience in telecom and technology sectors, with companies such as IBM, General Instrument, Motorola and Google. The recent association of Steve Bullock was with TE Connectivity as VP-Global Go-to-Market for Broadband Network Solution Division.
Richard Eichhorn will be responsible for Sterlite Tech’s business in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Richard Eichhorn has 28 years of experience in ICT, structured cabling, datacom, telecom cables, network equipment, hardware and services.
Richard Eichhorn has associated with companies such as Reichle & De-Massari AG, Nexans Cabling Solutions, Anixter and Alcatel Connect. The last assignment of Richard Eichhorn was with Wesco International as sales director – EMEA.
“With many governments including the broadband agenda in their policy-level initiatives, we are witnessing increasing investments in smarter network technologies,” said Ankit Agarwal, head – Global Sales (Telecom Products), Sterlite Tech.
Sterlite Tech reported revenue of Rs 2,594 crore (+14 percent), EBITDA of Rs 542 crore (+14 percent) and profit of Rs 201 (+31 percent) in fiscal 2017. Sterlite Tech does not share its annual revenue from international markets.
Recently, Sterlite Tech announced the next phase of optical fibre capacity expansion to 50 million fkm, to be executed in stages. With 50 million km of a fully-integrated optical fibre facility, Sterlite Tech will be amongst the top integrated fibre providers globally.
Sterlite Tech crossed the milestone of transforming digital infrastructure in over 100 countriesand enabled the creation of smarter broadband networks in some of the toughest terrains of the world, including in Iceland and Amazonian rain forests.