Kurk has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of
CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications
networks. Kurk, currently chief
technology officer for the company, replaces Randy Crenshaw, who is retiring
December 31 after 32 years with CommScope.
top operational role, effective January 1, Kurk will provide executive
leadership for CommScope’s Mobility Solutions and Connectivity Solutions
segments, and Global Supply Chain and Office of Technology organizations.
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current chief technology officer and previous leader of our wireless and
enterprise businesses, Morgan is well positioned to take on this top
operational role,” said Eddie Edwards, president and chief executive officer, CommScope.
“Morgan will focus on enhancing CommScope’s role as a key strategic partner to
our customers as they transition to the networks of the future.
behalf of our entire team, I thank Randy for all he has done for our company,
customers and employees. He helped guide CommScope through much of its growth,
various market cycles and acquisitions in a way that made us the global leader
we are today.”
to his new appointment as COO, Kurk has served CommScope as chief technology
officer, senior vice president and Wireless segment leader, and senior vice
president and Enterprise segment leader.
he has approximately 25 years of experience in information and communication
technology industries, beginning with Motorola, where he was a hardware
development engineer for base stations and a product manager for a CDMA base
station product line. He focused on wireless coverage problems in 1997 when he
joined Allen Telecom, which later became part of Andrew Corporation and
ultimately CommScope. Kurk held a variety of positions including director of
business development in the United States and China; vice president of research
and development, product line management, and strategy; and vice president and
general manager of the Wireless Innovations Group worldwide.
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infrastructure leader, we shape the always-on networks of tomorrow. For more
than 40 years, our global team of greater than 20,000 employees, innovators and
technologists have empowered customers in all regions of the world to
anticipate what’s next and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Discover
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