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Hus Tigli, former president and CEO of OMM Inc., joins Trex Enterprises spinoff CrossFiber as president and CEO
July 23, 2002
SAN DIEGO -- Trex Enterprises Corporation announced that Hus Tigli has joined CrossFiber, Inc. as President and CEO. CrossFiber, a new spin-off of Trex, is developing photonic switching subsystems, aiming to be the first affordable medium-to-high port-count switching products for fiber-optic communications networks. Hus Tigli served most recently as President and CEO of OMM Inc., an optical switching start-up, which he turned into an IPO-ready company. Prior to OMM, Tigli had a long, successful career at Raychem Corporation of Menlo Park, California, where he last led, as SVP and Group Executive, the Telecommunications, Energy & Industrial group, with $900 million in revenues, 3500 employees, 4 R&D sites and 5 manufacturing units around the world. He holds BS and MS Engineering degrees from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. "Communications markets now demand dramatically lower costs, with proven reliability and superb performance as givens," said Tigli. "At CrossFiber, we have exactly the set of unique technologies fundamentally enabling these features." Noting that his team has been busy putting in place important supplier partnerships for building the switching products, Tigli added: "We will be ready with compelling products for communications equipment manufacturers, when the telecom market recovers." "We couldn't be more pleased that a proven industry executive like Hus Tigli has decided to take on the leadership of CrossFiber," said Dr. Ken Tang, Chairman and CEO of Trex Enterprises. "We are confident that Hus will mold our technologies into a commercial success." Trex Enterprises Corp.
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