Fiberguide Appoints Steve Wilkes VP Sales and Marketing

  • March 27, 2011
  • Fiberguide Industries, Inc.
  • News

March 27, 2011 - Optical fiber manufacturer and custom assembly specialist Fiberguide Industries has named Steve Wilkes as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Wilkes has been tasked with identifying new markets and applications for Fiberguide’s coated optical fibers, bundles, assemblies and arrays. He will drive sales growth by developing customer relationships in key markets, as well as manage the company’s global sales and marketing team. Wilkes will also oversee Fiberguide’s Application Engineering Group, in order to position the company’s technical experts one step closer to customers. Wilkes brings over a decade of optics experience to Fiberguide. He joins the company from Delphi Connection Systems (Irvine, Calif.), where he was Business Unit Manager of Electrical and Fiber Optic Connections. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of QPC Fiber Optic (San Clemente, Calif.). Wilkes holds a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University (Malibu, Calif.) and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Blacksburg, Va.). Fiberguide Industries, Inc. manufactures a comprehensive line of standard and custom high optical transmission fibers, OEM assemblies and ultra precision arrays. The company is a part of the global Halma technology group, which also includes photonics specialists Ocean Optics, a leader in spectroscopy and optical thin films; and Labsphere, a recognized expert in the light metrology field. FDA registered and ISO 9001 certified as a Contract Manufacturer and Custom Device Manufacturer, Fiberguide’s corporate and optical fiber manufacturing facilities are located in Stirling, New Jersey, with a manufacturing/assembly facility in Caldwell, Idaho.

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