Clearfield’s Kevin Morgan named chair-elect of Fiber Broadband Association, formerly FTTH Council Americas

Dec. 14, 2017
Morgan's term begins in 2018 and transitions to chairman of the board in 2019.

On December 12, Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLFD), a specialist in fiber management products for communication service providers, announced that Kevin Morgan, the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, has been elected to the position of Chairman-Elect for the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA). Morgan will serve one year as Chairman-Elect then transition to the position of the group's Chairman of the Board in 2019. According to an association press release, "this position is critical for leading key agenda-setting initiatives of the Fiber Broadband Association to help accelerate fiber deployment."

“Kevin has been a key part of our leadership team for several years, providing critical insight, valued experience, and a commitment to the organization that is greatly appreciated,” said Heather Burnett Gold, President and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association. “Having someone of Kevin’s caliber helping guide the organization the next two years will ensure the organization helps the market realize the full potential for fiber broadband.”

Morgan served as the 2015 Board of Directors Chairman for the Fiber Broadband Association and is currently serving a three-year term as a Board member (2017-19). He was first elected to the Board in 2010 and is past Chair of the Government Affairs committee and Marketing committee for the Fiber Broadband Association. Morgan began his career at BellSouth, now a part of AT&T, where he worked as the lead product evaluations resource of broadband technologies in the Science & Technology department. Over his career, he has gained extensive experience in advanced communications technology, fiber-optic systems and business product marketing.

“The impact that fiber broadband has on people, businesses and communities is profound, changing the way we communicate, interact and entertain,” said Morgan. “The Fiber Broadband Association serves as unifying force within the market, helping shape policy, share information and help the industry understand the social, economic and personal benefits of this core enabling technology.”

The Fiber Broadband Association—formerly the Fiber to the Home Council Americas—is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all-fiber optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business, and everywhere. The group helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, to collaborate with industry allies, and to propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations, and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at fiberbroadband.org.

Clearfield, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes fiber-optic management, protection and delivery products for communications networks. The company's “fiber to the anywhere” platform serves the unique requirements of leading incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECS), competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), wireless operators, and MSO/cable TV companies, while also catering to the broadband needs of the utility/municipality, enterprise, data center and military markets. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Clearfield deploys more than a million fiber ports each year.

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