MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that David Heard, president of Communications Test and Measurement at JDSU, has been named to the board of directors for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA).
As a board member, David will contribute to the strategic direction, technology and market pursuits of the association over a two year period. He will also advocate the interests of the TIA in telecommunications, government and international settings.
"The TIA is thrilled to welcome David Heard to its board of directors. David has played a leading role in the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry for more than two decades through senior executive positions at a number of TIA member companies," said Grant Sieffert, president of the TIA. "We look forward to David's contributions to help chart the way forward for our industry."
"The pace of change happening in communications is unprecedented and never has there been a more critical time to ensure that the industry works together to stay ahead," said Heard. "I am honored to join the board and represent the TIA on many important initiatives that ultimately advance the way people connect and communicate around the world."
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing global information and communications technologies (ICT) and the high-tech network industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. With support from hundreds of members, TIA enhances the business environment for companies involved in telecom, broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite, unified communications, emergency communications and the greening of technology. TIA is accredited by ANSI (The American National Standards Institute).
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