R&M Appoints Markus Huber as Regional Manager for North America

Swiss cabling and connectivity specialist R&M has named Markus Huber to lead its North American Operation and become president of its US subsidiary, the company said.

During his career, Markus has held various senior management positions within the ICT industry. He has been Sales director of a large System Integrator and Managing Director of a leading ICT Distributor in Switzerland. Within R&M, Markus founded and managed R&M Far East with its subsidiaries in APAC and most recently led the Global Customer Project Management Group at Headquarters in Switzerland.

The integration of recently acquired REALM Communications Group. Inc., a North American fiber optic specialist based in Milpitas, California, is well progressing and will from now on operate under the name R&M USA Inc. Founded in 1987, REALM is a leader in developing and supplying advanced fiber management products for DC, wireless antenna systems, enterprise networks and the Silicon Valley´s OEMs.

Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M) develops and produces passive cabling solutions for communication networks. R&M has gained a reputation as a market leader in the production of high-quality copper and optical waveguides. The company has its own sales organizations in more than 30 countries.

Approximately 70% of R&M´s turnover is generated overseas. In 2014, turnover amounted to CHF 211.7 million. Over 5% of turnover generated is invested in research and development each year. R&M is ranked among the 500 leading companies in Switzerland and currently employs over 800 people across the globe. The company is wholly owned by Martin and Peter Reichle and is managed as an independent family business. Further information can be found at www.rdm.com.