|[January 05, 2017]
Clearfield Chief Cheri Beranek Recognized as Minnesota Technology Executive of the Year
Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the specialist in fiber management
for communication service providers, announced today that its CEO, Cheri
Beranek, has been named 2016 Minnesota Technology Executive of the Year
a Minnesota-based, high-tech online publication.
"At Clearfield (News - Alert), we really look to maintain a level of gratefulness in a
world of being able to champion what we do better than anyone else,"
said Cheri Beranek, CEO of Clearfield. "To have my own-and the entire
Clearfield team's-contributions recognized with this award is such an
honor as we work together to continue to support a bigger, bolder
Minnesota tech community."
This honor marks Beranek's second Executive of the Year awar in 2016.
In November, Beranek was named the winner of a 2016 Gold Stevie® Award
in the Female Executive of the Year category in the 13th
annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. She was recognized for her
achievements in distinctive management, fusing global marketing insight
with collaborative leadership, and converting a research and development
based corporation, with limited revenue, into a leading provider of
optical fiber management and connectivity platforms.
"Cheri has proven to be a groundbreaking, strategic leader in the
telecommunications industry. Over the past decade, she has established
Clearfield as a trusted business partner across all fiber access domains
with operators both large and small," said Kevin Morgan (News - Alert), chief marketing
officer at Clearfield. "Cheri's management style and industry
expertise-which has been instrumental in the company's continued fiscal
growth and success-is evident anytime there is any interaction with
Cheri. We are very fortunate and proud to have an individual with her
dedication and business acumen guide our company as we continue building
an innovative, pioneering culture within fiber communities around the
About Clearfield, Inc.
Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLFD) designs, manufactures and distributes
fiber optic management, protection and delivery products for
communications networks. Our "fiber to the anywhere" platform serves the
unique requirements of leading incumbent local exchange carriers
(ILECS), competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), Wireless
operators, and MSO/cable TV companies, while also catering to the
broadband needs of the utility/municipality, enterprise, data center and
military markets. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Clearfield deploys
more than a million fiber ports each year. For more information, visit www.SeeClearfield.com.
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