HFCL MD Mahendra Nahata said the company is geared up to capitalise on the upcoming growth opportunity in the decade of digital transformation
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 (The CONNECT) - Telecom solutions company HFCL Limited (HFCL) has announced appointment of two industry veterans in its recently incorporated wholly owned subsidiaries in USA and Netherlands to unleash non-linear growth for the Company in the global markets.
HFCL is one of the leading players in optical fiber and cable business in India with significant manufacturing capacity and deploying the largest telecom networks in the Country. It also has business presence in over 30 countries across the globe.
With an aim to garner scale globally and substantially increase its international business, HFCL has onboarded Dr. Peter A Weimann as the CTO and Jochen Arms as the Vice President – Sales (DACH Europe) for the Optical Fiber and Cable (OFC) business.
With more than two decades of technology experience and holder of multiple patents and recipient of technology awards, Dr. 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.
He is a Ph.D. from University of Minnesota and has a BS in Engineering from University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining HFCL, Dr. Weimann was the Director of Optical Cable R&D for OFS Fitel LLC.
Arms has held several sales leadership positions for industry 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. A linguist who speaks multiple European languages, Arms has addressed several conferences and forums on Broadband and Telecom industries.
Commenting on strengthening the global leadership team, Mahendra Nahata, Managing Director, HFCL said, with their addition and the new investments in product development, the Company is geared up to capitalise on the upcoming growth opportunity in the decade of digital transformation. “We will move one step closer towards our mission to provide cost effective, futuristic end-to-end telecom solutions to our customers globally,” he said.