NORTH ANDOVER, MA - L-com Global Connectivity, a leading manufacturer of both wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that Chris Long has been named the company's Chief Marketing Officer. His previous title was Senior Vice President of Marketing and E-Commerce.
This change reflects the fact that Mr. Long's responsibilities have steadily increased since he joined L-com five years ago. In his role as Chief Marketing Officer, his duties will continue to include all aspects of the company's Marketing, E-Commerce, Customer Service, and Inside Sales functions.
"Chris has played a key role in the company's growth and has made great contributions to L-com's success" said Ed Caselden, L-com's CEO. He continued: "In recent years we have deepened our penetration into key market segments such as Mil/Aero, Industrial Networking, and Medical Devices. At the same time we have significantly accelerated our sales growth in international markets including Asia/Pacific and China. Chris's work has been a key factor in all of those areas."
Prior to joining L-com, Mr. Long was a founder and Chief Marketing Officer/ General Manager at Litle & Co., where he helped drive the company's sales from startup to over $100 million annually and helped the company attain the #1 ranking in INC Magazine's 2006 list of the fastest-growing companies in the US. Before that, he was VP of Marketing at OrderTrust and Director of E-Commerce at Staples Inc.
Mr. Long holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.