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Polatis appoints Steve Whigham to lead strategic realisation and quality

Polatis, the performance leader in all-optical switching, has named Steven Whigham to its executive team as Senior Vice President, Strategic Realization and Quality.  In the new role, Steve is driving the company’s strategic product and process initiatives, which include the delivery of new products and features based on evolving customer requirements. In addition, he will accelerate plans for scaling capacity and reducing cost to meet growing customer demand whilst maintaining Polatis’ quality standard and world-class customer experience.

“We are at an exciting point of time at Polatis as we enter our next growth phase and Steve is an important part of that strategy,” said Gerald Wesel, president and CEO at Polatis.  “His proven expertise within leading edge high technology businesses, including scaling and evolving organizations in alignment with changing market and technology demands, is already adding tremendous value to our company.  We are very pleased to have Steve on the team.”