Menu
3Com taps Nortel exec to run supply chain

3Com taps Nortel exec to run supply chain

Will attempt to synch up 3Com's US, China supply chains

3Com has named a former Nortel executive to head its supply chain management operations.

3Com tapped Tony Wang as vice president, worldwide supply chain. Wang spent nine years with Nortel; most recently he was managing director of Guangdong Nortel, a joint venture between Nortel and several Chinese networking companies.

Wang managed Nortel's manufacturing operations.

Wang, a 30-year industry veteran, will be based in Hangzhou, China. He will report to 3Com Executive Vice President Shusheng Zheng.

3Com recently named a new CEO to be based in China, where the company is most successful. 3Com replaced its CEO after a failed buyout by Bain Capital and Huawei.

Wang will attempt to integrate the company's two supply chains -- one in China and one based in the United States -- into a single global organization to deliver enterprise products. 3Com says the establishment of a worldwide supply chain will help the company reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.

Wang also spent more than 20 years with Alcatel in China and Taiwan.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments