Interview with Alessandro Perrotta, CEO, FCI

In late January, FCI Electronics named Alessandro Perrotta as the company’s new CEO, effective February, 13 2013.

FCI Electronics is a $555-million dollar manufacturer of interconnects and cable assemblies for datacom, consumer, and industrial applications. Perrotta, who previously served as Executive Vice President Wafers, Cells & Modules at Renewable Energy, will be based out of Singapore.

He previously served as Corporate Vice President and Group General Manager of the Mobile Consumer Product Division with Amphenol Corporation.

Walid Sarkis, FCI Chairman, believes that Perrotta’s “deep knowledge of the electronic connector industry, as well as his extensive experience in Asia, will be important to accelerate the successful growth FCI has experienced as well as continue delivering innovation, service, and value to our customers."

I had a chance to speak with Perrotta about the FCI’s future in the latest installment to PD&D’s Fireside Chat series.

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