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SUWANEE, Ga., Sept 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that Ming Wu has been named Vice President, Business Development for the Chinese marketplace.
Mr. Wu brings over 15 years of senior leadership experience to his new role. He joins ARRIS from China Cable Networks (CCN), the only state-owned cross-region cable TV operator in China, where he served as COO and VP, Research and Development. At CCN, Mr. Wu had overall responsibility for company profit and loss, product development and the creation of a centralized operational management system. Previously, Mr. Wu spent several years at Dell Computers as their Greater China Director, and at Nortel Networks, where he was Research & Development Director for their wire-line product solutions. He started his career in telecommunications at MCI Corp, where he was a Global Network Senior Manager of Engineering. He received an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester and a Master's in Business & Administration from the University of Chicago.
In his role as VP, Business Development for ARRIS in China, Mr. Wu will represent the Company as it identifies new business opportunities and works with Government Ministries and with Cable System Operators to help them deploy triple play services for the country's cable customers. He reports to Stan Brovont, ARRIS SVP Business Development and Marketing, and will work out of the ARRIS offices in Beijing and Shenzhen.
ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of technology that supports broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they need to deliver carrier-grade telephony, network video processing, whole home video, demand driven video, next-generation advertising, network and workforce management solutions, access and transport architectures and ultra high-speed data services. Headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Suwanee; Beaverton, OR; Chicago, IL; Kirkland, WA; State College, PA; Wallingford, CT; Waltham, MA; Cork, Ireland; and Shenzhen, China, and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at www.arrisi.com.