CableLabs announces series of promotions

Sep 1st, 1996

CableLabs announces series of promotions

Richard Prodan has been promoted to senior vice president and chief technical officer at Cable Television Laboratories Inc. (CableLabs) in Louisville, CO. He had been vice president of engineering. Dorothy Raymond has been promoted to senior vice president and general counsel; previously, she was vice president and general counsel. Mike Schwartz is promoted to senior vice president, communications, with new duties to include the World Wide Web; he had been vice president of communications. Karen Mandeville is promoted to vice president and chief administrative officer, from director of corporate services. Former director of accounting and finance Julie Nicoletti has been named vice president and chief financial officer. David Reed has been promoted to vice president, strategic assessment. Previously, he was senior advisor for strategic planning.

Tom Robinson has been named vice president of manufacturing at Hickory, NC-based TII-Ditel. He spent several years at Alcoa-Fujikura as operations manager of fiber-optic cable-assembly production. Robinson is an active member of several Telecommunications Industry Association committees on fiber-optic connector standards.

Phillip Armatis has been named product marketing manager for optoelectronic products at California Eastern Laboratories in Santa Clara, CA. Formerly, he was associated with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, where he was an electro-optical systems engineer.

Sanford (Sandy) D. Lyons has been appointed vice president and director of strategic planning and business development at Hickory, NC-based Siecor Corp. He is responsible for developing growth strategies, including mergers and acquisitions. Lyons joined the company in 1985 as sales engineer for the utilities market.

Bryan E. Yunker has been named vice president of product development at Vixel Corp., Broomfield, CO. Before coming to Vixel, he was associated with Western Digital Corp., where he was director of engineering for Fibre Channel physical layer products. He also worked at Modulinc Solutions.

Edward J. Moritz has been appointed sales/ application engineer at Melles Griot Electro-optics Div. in Boulder, CO. Previously, he held positions in engineering, manufacturing and project management at Rock well International and EG&G Inc.

Ken Garrett has been appointed vice president of marketing at Carrier Access Corp., Boulder, CO. He has 17 years of sales and marketing experience with telecommunications and data-communications systems. Former employers include Astarte Fiber Networks, XEL Communications, US West and AT&T. David G. Sant has been named director of strategic accounts. He has more than 33 years` experience in the computer and communications industries. Previous employers include Centigram Communications Corp., Stratacom, Rolm Telecommunications and Optimum Communication, which is now part of Octel Corp. Timothy Anderson has been named corporate controller. With more than 13 years` experience in financial management, he was formerly associated with RIK Medical, Motorola and Alpen Inc. Crystal Moody has been appointed director of human resources. Before joining Carrier Access, she was a regional director of human services for Columbia Health Systems.

David C. Nagel has been named the first president of AT&T Labs in Murray Hill, NJ. He is overseeing the development of a new generation of communications and information services. Nagel was most recently senior vice president of Apple Computer.

John W. Ensign has been named director of product marketing at Astarté Fiber Networks Inc. in Boulder, CO. He has approximately 20 years` experience in data communications, networking and telecommunications, including 14 years at US West Communications.

George Maier has been appointed vice president of marketing at Marlborough, MA-based Artel Video Systems Inc. Former employers include Telco Systems Inc., ADC Video Systems, Northern Telecom, the Harris Corp., M/a-com and AT&T, where he held positions in video and telecommunications design, sales and marketing.

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