IRVINE, California – February 28th, 2011: SMC Networks is proud to name Barry Hardek as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing effective immediately. Hardek will play a key leadership role in the development of SMC's products, brand and market position and will support the company’s global growth initiatives.
“We are very pleased to have Barry join SMC as the executive leader for the product management and marketing teams,' said Todd Babic, SMC President. 'With his broad experience in the cable and telecommunications industry, Barry brings a strong track record of accomplishments to SMC that will allow us to deepen our customer relationships and improve our market presence.'
In his role, Hardek will help shape SMC's strategies as the company refines its position as a market leading broadband solutions provider. He will partner closely with SMC's President and Chief Strategy Officer to ensure that SMC’s operational objectives are met.
“SMC is renowned for product innovation and customer partnership,” says Barry Hardek, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at SMC. “With the rapid evolution of the broadband marketplace, it’s the perfect foundation to build upon.”
Hardek brings over 25 years of executive product management and marketing experience in the cable and telecommunications industry to SMC. A respected industry leader, Hardek has held executive management positions with such companies as 3Com, Concurrent, and Ubee where he drove both the business and product line expansion for broadband customer premise equipment categories.
SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. SMC is a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers. As the only approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 Service Providers in North America, we design products for both commercial and residential applications. We focus on delivering the best range of innovative wireless and wired solutions for our customers that drive revenue, are highly reliable and require little support. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.smc.com or call 1-800-SMC-4YOU.
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