- Tom Waechter to Head JDSU Unit
Thomas Waechter was recently appointed president of JDSU's Communications Test & Measurement unit. Helmut Berg, the current president of the communications test and measurement business, will report to Waechter, who said he will focus on strategy and corporate development. Waechter was formerly COO of Harris Stratex Networks, an independent supplier of wireless transmission systems. JDSU provides communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators and network equipment manufacturers. Its optical products are also used in medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications.
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