Lannion, France (ots/PRNewswire)
- Highwave Optical Technologies
(Nouveau Marché, HGWO), a leading European technology supplier of
active fibre based components and subsystems for the
telecommunication, industrial and defence markets, announced today a
strengthening of its management team through the appointment of Mr.
Philippe Brégi to the Advisory Board.
With more than 28 years experience in the telecommunication
industry, Philippe Brégi is recognized widely as an expert in the
field of optical transmission.
Until recently, Philippe was the Chief Executive Officer of Avanex
France, a position he held following the acquisition by Avanex of the
optical component activity of Alcatel.
Prior to that, Philippe served as Chief Operating Officer of
Alcatel Optronics, after having occupied various positions in the
Alcatel Group, both in the optical system and the optical component
"I am very proud to join the Advisory Board of Highwave Optical
Technologies" said Philippe Brégi "I have always respected the
company for the quality of its products and the expertise of its
technical team. Highwave has geared its business model to create
growth, and has unique solutions that address key issues for telecom,
CATV and industrial laser sectors.".
"It is great opportunity to have Philippe as a board member. His
international experience with leading telecom companies, as well as
his knowledge of major potential clients for Highwave are powerful
advantages for the Company. The strengthening of our strategic
management team will enable us to capitalize even more on the
potential of Highwave through new business opportunities." added Eric
Delevaque Chairman of the Advisory Board.
About Highwave Optical Technologies
Founded in 1998, Highwave Optical Technologies is the European
leader in the development, production and marketing of optical
components and DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing)
subsystems for the telecommunications industry. (DWDM is an advanced
technology that increases the capacity of telecom networks). The
company is based in Lannion, France. Following an initial public
offering in June 2000, shares in Highwave Optical Technologies are
traded on Paris Euronext (HGWO). More information is available at:
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Sylvain Boj, Chief Operating Officer, Highwave Optical Technologies,