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Thomas McLaughlin

Tom McLaughlin is Senior Vice President of North American Service Provider Sales at CommScope. In this role, he leads all sales activities for CommScope’s U.S. and Canadian service provider customers. His team works with these providers to enable today’s communications services and to shape the networks of tomorrow.  

Mr. McLaughlin joined CommScope through its acquisition of ARRIS, where he held key leadership roles that positioned him at the forefront of the industry’s most important global trends. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Professional Services, directing the company’s exchange of technological and business expertise with the world’s leading service providers. Prior to that, Mr. McLaughlin led EMEAI (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India) sales and North American sales as Senior Vice President for three and four years, respectively.  

Mr. McLaughlin joined ARRIS in 2013 through its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. There, he oversaw sales for the Motorola Home business, focused on cable and telco service providers across North America, as Corporate Vice President of Sales. He held various sales leadership roles in North America since joining the company in 1994 (as General Instrument) in addition to running EMEA Sales from 2000 to 2002.  

Mr. McLaughlin holds a Bachelor’s degree in both German and Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.