NYCE Networks, a leading provider of innovative Plastic Optical Fiber to Ethernet products, has announced the appointment of Robert Heath as CEO of the company.
“We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Robert Heath as the CEO of NYCE.” says Matt Rooyakkers, Founder and Chairman of NYCE Networks, “As NYCE continues to grow into a market-leading organization, the need has emerged for a seasoned leader with an outstanding track record of helping companies grow and building organizational capacity.”
In his new role, Heath will be responsible for ensuring achievement of NYCE’s business objectives and will have day-to-day responsibility for directing the sales, engineering, and finance teams. He will work closely with the executive management team and the board to identify new strategic growth opportunities globally for NYCE. Heath was appointed to the NYCE Networks Board earlier in 2010.
Heath commented “I am very excited to join the great team at NYCE with a mandate to lead the company’s growth. NYCE is a great company with a talented team of professionals and innovative products that have tremendous market potential. I am looking forward to capitalizing on the strong track record of results NYCE has achieved to date and to helping take the business to the next level.”
Heath brings over 15 years of executive level leadership experience in the high-tech industry with him to the role as CEO. Prior to joining NYCE, Heath held executive leadership roles at Triant Technologies Inc., Strydent Software Inc., and Cymbolic Sciences Inc., as well as senior management roles at MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), and IBM. Heath graduated with honors from Bath University in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and an MBA from Simon Fraser University.