R&M Appoints Markus Huber as Regional Manager for North America

May 02, 2016, 10:00 ET from Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M)

WETZIKON, Switzerland and MILPITAS, California, April 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Recently Acquired Silicon Valley-based REALM Communication Group Inc. Will Operate Under R&M USA Inc. as of May 1 

Swiss Cabling and Connectivity specialist R&M announced today that Markus Huber, will lead its North American Operation and become President of its US subsidiary. During his career, Markus has held various senior management positions within the ICT industry. He has been Sales director of a large System Integrator and Managing Director of a leading ICT Distributor in Switzerland. Within R&M, Markus founded and managed R&M Far East with its subsidiaries in APAC and most recently led the Global Customer Project Management Group at Headquarters in Switzerland.

The integration of recently acquired REALM Communications Group. Inc., a North American fiber optic specialist based in Milpitas, California, is well progressing and will from now on operate under the name R&M USA Inc. Founded in 1987, REALM is a leader in developing and supplying advanced fiber management products for DC, wireless antenna systems, enterprise networks and the Silicon Valley's OEMs.

"The founding of R&M USA offers us direct access to the world's most important network cabling market," stated Markus Huber. "I am very excited about the new opportunities this brings, especially in the strongly growing North American Data Center market. Our company can now serve customers on each continent with high-end network solutions for both LAN and DC Markets."

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About R&M
Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M) develops and produces passive cabling solutions for communication networks. R&M has gained a reputation as a market leader in the production of high-quality copper and optical waveguides. The company has its own sales organizations in more than 30 countries. Approximately 70% of R&M's turnover is generated overseas. In 2014, turnover amounted to CHF 211.7 million. Over 5% of turnover generated is invested in research and development each year. R&M is ranked among the 500 leading companies in Switzerland and currently employs over 800 people across the globe. The company is wholly owned by Martin and Peter Reichle and is managed as an independent family business. Further information can be found at www.rdm.com.

About REALM 

Realm is a premier manufacturer and distributor of fiber optic cable management solutions for data centers. The Silicon Valley-based company develops and supplies advanced fiber optic products for leading cloud service providers, DC companies as well as many other businesses, including municipalities, airports, utilities, OEMs and universities. The company was founded by John Russell.

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