SMC Networks Promotes Todd Babic to President

Jun 01, 2010, 08:15 ET from SMC Networks

IRVINE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SMC Networks, a leading provider of Customer Premise Equipment to service providers, today announced the promotion of Todd Babic to the position of President of SMC Networks, effective immediately.

Babic has served SMC since 2002, and spent the last two years as Vice President of Sales, Broadband Business Development for North America.  As one of SMC's Broadband Development Group's first employees, Babic led SMC's rapid sales growth and helped grow SMC into a respected industry leader.  

"Todd has demonstrated outstanding leadership growing SMC's North American business over the last eight years.  His new role will allow SMC to achieve increased growth, develop and launch valuable new products, increase our organizational capacity, and maximize our abilities to meet our valued MSO customers' needs," says Frank Kuo, Chairman for SMC Networks.  "As SMC has grown, the need has emerged for a dynamic key business leader to lead SMC to the next level of growth and Todd is the perfect fit for the role."

In his new role, Babic will be responsible for aligning SMC's resources, internally and externally, to achieve the company's strategic vision and will have day-to-day responsibility for directing and managing sales, engineering, and product management.  He will work closely with the executive management team to identify new strategic growth opportunities globally for SMC while continuing to implement SMC's corporate priorities.  

Babic commented, "I am thrilled to be given this opportunity to lead SMC at such an important time in the company's development.  SMC is an outstanding organization of talented professionals with great vision and abilities to deliver game-changing products and solutions for our valued MSO customers.  I am looking forward to continuing the excellent growth and track record we have achieved and to leading SMC to an even brighter future."

Babic brings over 15 years of senior business development and general management experience in the telecommunications industry with him to his role as President.  Prior to SMC, Babic held business development roles with Rogers Cablesystems, one of the largest MSOs in Canada, and Novus Telecom, a fiber-to-the-MDU MSO based in Vancouver, Canada.

About SMC

SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. SMC is a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers. As an approved vendor to 11 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, require little support, and have the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.  For more information, visit the company's Web site at or call (800) SMC-4YOU.

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