Fibercore Appoints Dr. Aurélien Bergonzo to Head of Strategy & New Markets

  Fibercore Appoints Dr. Aurélien Bergonzo to Head of Strategy & New Markets

Business Wire

SOUTHAMPTON, England -- October 3, 2013

Fibercore, a UK based global market leader in the design and manufacture of
specialty optical fiber, announced Dr. Aurélien Bergonzo has been appointed to
its Executive Management Team as Head of Strategy and New Markets to identify
and capitalize on new growth opportunities. Aurélien brings a wealth of
scientific, strategic and business acumen in the fields of optical fiber,
components and systems for high technology markets and applications.

Throughout his career Aurélien has demonstrated a strong adaptability and
ability to manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects. He
has held several positions in R&D, Project and Program management as well as
Business, Marketing and Strategy within high tech companies such as
Alcatel-Lucent, Oclaro (ex Avanex), Draka and Prysmian Group.

Prior to joining Fibercore, Aurélien was Product Line Manager at Prysmian
Group defining and implementing the strategy for the commercial development of
specialty fiber activities in value added markets such as Aerospace, Medical,
Energy and Telecom, in applications such as sensing or smart grids.

Aurélien has a PhD in Optics and Electronics (Advanced Tuneable Semiconductors
and Lasers) and has written or contributed to several papers, presentations,
conferences and patents. In addition Aurélien has an MBA from HEC Paris as
well as a Major of Management in an Energy-concerned Economy (HEC-Doha Qatar

Dr. Chris Emslie, Fibercore CEO commented, “Aurélien’s appointment helps
strengthen and develop our business and R&D teams. Moving forward, Aurélien’s
experience and technical ability will help to define, align and implement our
near-term and future strategies.”

For further information please email or contact us at +44
(0)23 8076 9893.

About Fibercore

Founded in 1982, Fibercore is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer
of specialty fiber serving customers across the world. Products include
specialty fiber for the Aerospace, Defence and Telecommunications industries –
the business is a global market leader. The company’s operations are
headquartered in Fibercore House, a custom built Southampton based facility
specifically designed for fiber optic production.

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For more information :
Fibercore Ltd
Helen Morris
Marketing Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 02380 765343
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