San Francisco, Calif., December 07, 2011 - With a sharp focus on strengthening its global order management, fulfillment operations, and customer support while improving its companywide operations, Grass Valley™
has announced the appointment of Gale England
to the new position of Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Quality.
As a highly experienced expert on corporate transformations, England has built an impressive track record of streamlining business practices at technology industry companies and positioning them for long-term growth.
England will report to Grass Valley President and CEO Alain Andreoli.
"The appointment of Gale England as Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Quality, is the next step in the evolution of Grass Valley's operational infrastructure," said Alain Andreoli, President and CEO of Grass Valley.
on board, we will be able to continue to fine-tune our operations for the benefit of our customers."
With more than 35 years of experience in the data communications, telecommunications, and software industries, England
brings a wealth of experience to his
For the past seven years, he served as Vice President, Product Operations for Sonus Networks, Inc. (a provider of IP networking systems) where he transformed its operations and achieved significant financial improvement in earnings and product margins.
"My goal is to develop and implement new creative ways of thinking about how Grass Valley
does business," said England
England earned a Bachelors degree in Economics from California State University, and several Technical Management Certifications from Boston University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.