ATX Networks on Dec. 6 announced the appointment of Matt Grimes as senior vice president of global operations.
In the newly created position, Grimes will lead and execute ATX’s global operations, including supply chain, manufacturing, procurement, distribution and logistics functions, building on the company's 35 years of success to streamline and expand its global operations.
ATX Networks is a global specialist in broadband access and media distribution technology. Grimes will lead an experienced team of operations professionals to scale and optimize ATX operations, focusing on removing risk from logistics and supply chains to accelerate the company’s mission of expanding access to reliable and affordable broadband connectivity and media delivery.
Grimes will report to ATX CEO Dan Whalen. He brings more than 20 years of experience with global end-to-end operations teams in the telecommunications and aviation industries.
“Matt has an impressive track record building, improving and evolving global end-to-end operations teams. Given the company’s recent growth and expansion of our contract manufacturing capabilities into the U.S., now is the perfect time to add someone to our executive management team with Matt’s experience in creating cost efficiencies across the business.”
Before joining ATX, Grimes held progressively senior roles in supply chain and operations at NAV CANADA, GENBAND and Nortel. According to a press release, in these roles, he simplified operations, managed strong internal and external partnerships and delivered high-quality products and projects.
“Our industry is primed for growth and ATX has the products, experience and technology needed to help cable operators best monetize the opportunity ahead. I look forward to building strong partnerships with ATX suppliers and helping the company scale operations, expand the team and further strengthen our customer experience."