Artesyn Appoints Braith Communications President

January 23, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) announced the appointment of Ewald Braith as president of its Communications Infrastructure Group. The appointment follows the planned retirement of the group's previous president, Josef Matz, at the end of last year.

Braith has extensive experience of the power supply industry, having held various design, engineering management and directorial positions over the past 17 years. Ewald assumed responsibility for Artesyn's custom engineering operations in Europe, spanning six different locations, and was subsequently appointed Vice-President of Artesyn's Global Wireless Division.

"I want to thank Josef Matz for his many contributions to Artesyn over the past 10 years, and wish him well in retirement," said Joseph O'Donnell, president and CEO of Artesyn Technologies. "Our Communications Infrastructure Group is a substantial future growth engine for the company and I am pleased to be able to promote Ewald into this important role. He has an excellent track record of managing our custom engineering operations, and has contributed significantly to our strong market position in the telecom marketplace."