August 2, 2019

RFS Appoints Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Philippe Fizellier, as Chief Operations Officer

The appointment reflects the company’s commitment to strengthening its focus on the fundamentals of operational efficiency


Hanover (Germany), August 2, 2019 – Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global designer and manufacturer of total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure, today announced that manufacturing and supply chain expert, Philippe Fizellier, will join the company as Chief Operations Officer (COO), effective September 1st.

Philippe reports to RFS President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Monika Maurer, and will lead the company’s efforts to strengthen its focus on the fundamentals of operational efficiency.

“Philippe Fizellier brings us extensive and extremely valuable experience in global manufacturing operations and supply chain management for telecom,” says RFS President and CEO, Monika Maurer. “With Philippe’s expertise, industry knowledge, and leadership skills, RFS is in an excellent position to achieve its operational goals, particularly in critical areas such as streamlining our supply chain, reducing inventory levels, and accelerating product deliveries to our customers around the world.”

“I am very pleased to join the executive team at RFS,” says Phillipe Fizellier. “RFS is a world leader in designing and manufacturing the innovative wireless infrastructure solutions mobile network operators need most as they evolve their networks to 5G. I look forward to helping this dynamic, global team further strengthen its business and manufacturing operations to increase customer satisfaction and ensure the company is ideally positioned for long-term stability and financial success.”

Prior to joining RFS, Philippe Fizellier held a number of progressively senior roles in wireless and fixed network product manufacturing industrialization and supply chain management at Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent and Alcatel. Over the last decade, Philippe has specialized in global demand planning and on worldwide supply chain efficiency and cost reduction improvements in his roles as Vice President of Wireless Supply Chain and Vice President of Fixed Network Supply Chain at Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent.

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About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure. 
RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors. As an ISO compliant organization with manufacturing and customer service facilities that span the globe, RFS offers cutting-edge engineering capabilities, superior field support and innovative product design. RFS is a leader in wireless infrastructure. 

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