Fibercore Appoint Dr. Aurelien Bergonzo to Head of Strategy and New Markets
Southampton, October 3rd 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 Foundation).
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.
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