AFL’s Gallagher Appointed to Fujikura Board

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DUNCAN, S.C., Sept. 13, 2018 — Jody Gallagher, president and CEO of fiber optic cable manufacturer AFL, has been elected to Fujikura’s board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting in Tokyo.

Gallagher is the first non-Japanese board member elected to the board in the company’s history.

“This is a very important decision by Fujikura and demonstrates the value we place in Jody’s leadership and management experience,” said Masahiko Ito, president and CEO of Fujikura.

Fujikura’s 13-person board is responsible to the shareholders of Fujikura, AFL’s parent company. Gallagher will continue to lead the AFL business during his board tenure.

“I’m extremely humbled and honored to be elected to the board and commit to contribute to the future growth and success of Fujikura,” Gallagher said.

AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise, and industrial markets. Fujikura is an electrical equipment manufacturer.

Published: September 2018
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