Edwards Joins AFL as EMEA President
DUNCAN, S.C., Sept. 25, 2014 — AFL, a global provider of fiber optic solutions, has named Phil Edwards the new president of its Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) division.
Edwards will be responsible for leading the company’s operations in the EMEA region, and building the infrastructure needed to support growth for AFL.
“AFL recognizes a tremendous opportunity to build our business in the EMEA region,” said Jody Gallagher, president and CEO of AFL. “Bringing [Edwards] on board adds a proven leader to our team, and positions us to take full advantage of the market opportunities.”
Edwards is the former group president of Draka Communications, and also previously served as executive vice president of Telecom Business at Prysmian S.p.A. He is a graduate of Swansea University in the United Kingdom.
For more information, visit: www.aflglobal.com.
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