With proven solutions for a market segment that is heating up, BTI is in an excellent position to aggressively tackle customer pain points associated with video and wireless backhaul. I look forward to working with the executive team to grow the company's business and position BTI as a leader in the industry.
Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) January 7, 2008
BTI Systems, a global supplier of Optical Edge networking solutions for the delivery of gigabit services, announced the appointment of John Haydon as Senior Vice-President of Global Operations. John brings more than 25 years of industry experience and served most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer at BreconRidge Manufacturing Solutions.
"I am very pleased to be joining the BTI team," said Haydon. "With proven solutions for a market segment that is heating up, BTI is in an excellent position to aggressively tackle customer pain points associated with video and wireless backhaul. I look forward to working with the executive team to grow the company's business and position BTI as a leader in the industry."
Prior to BreconRidge, John spent 25 years at Nortel Networks, where most recently he was an integral part of Nortel's executive leadership team as Chief Procurement Officer. Previously he also held senior management positions in the areas of manufacturing operations, customer service, supply management and global supply chain.
"John is extremely experienced industry professional and brings a significant depth and understanding of how to manage the operational aspects of scaling a rapidly growing business," said Lance Laking, President and CEO of BTI Systems. "Having John join us in such a key role will help us drive our leadership agenda at the Network Edge."
John will be located in Ottawa, Canada at BTI Systems Global Headquarters.
About BTI Systems
BTI Systems helps service providers respond rapidly and cost-effectively to the demand for bandwidth growth in today's gigabit world. BTI provides fiber optic systems to expand network fiber capacity by 100X to support the increase in network traffic driven by rich video applications and media content. BTI's Netstender™ platform -- the industry's first microWDM system -- extends high-bandwidth transport services to the Network Edge. By consolidating key transport capabilities (DWDM/CWDM, optical multiplexing, amplification, dispersion compensation and wavelength translation) in a 2U platform, Netstender meets the stringent quality and usability requirements of service providers enabling them to dramatically improve the economics of delivering today's bandwidth hungry broadband internet, video and wireless services. For more information, visit http://www.btisystems.com.
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