Prolabs names new CEO

ProLabs, the global provider of compatible network infrastructure and connectivity products has named Ward Williams as Chief Executive Officer. Williams, who has been ProLabs’ Chief Commercial Officer since 2014, previously worked at TE Connectivity, where he was most recently VP of global sales and marketing for the datacomm business unit. He will function between the US and UK and his key responsibilities will include implementing the company strategy and leading ProLabs’ senior management team.

This announcement follows a period of strong growth and development for ProLabs. Since its formation three years ago, the company has expanded its capabilities from a single distributor in Europe to a global distribution network.

It has also extended its product range with a number of new developments, such as multi-coded products (transceivers programmed to work compatibly with multiple vendors), 100G products, and most recently, 10G SFP+ copper transceivers.