April 11, 2007 -- CommScope, Inc., a provider of infrastructure platforms for communications networks, has announced the appointment of Mike Kelley as senior vice president, global enterprise operations.
According to a press release, Kelley, 46, will be responsible for building upon and integrating CommScope's global enterprise manufacturing operations, including facilities based in North America, Europe and Australia. Kelley has been a CommScope leader for eight years as plant manager and vice president of operations at the company's Claremont, North Carolina manufacturing facility.
"With more than 20 years of broad operations experience and his key leadership role in our recent, successful manufacturing initiatives, Mike is the right person to guide our global Enterprise operations," comments Randy Crenshaw, CommScope's executive vice president and general manager, enterprise. "In the past few years, Mike has shown that he is a capable, focused leader who can meet the challenges of a dynamic operations environment."
Prior to joining CommScope in 1999, Kelley was plant manager for General Cable Corporation in Plano, Texas. Before that, Kelley held various manufacturing and operations positions at Belden CDT Inc., including plant manager at its Tompkinsville, Kentucky facility and director of operations at its Venlo, Netherlands facility.
Kelley received his MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1984 and his Bachelors degree in 1983. He and his wife, Patti, have two children and live in Conover, North Carolina.