IEC Electronics Corp. said Thursday longtime area businessman Carl Sassano has resigned as a director, and an IBM Corp. executive has been added to the board.
Florence Hudson is an executive in IBM’s corporate strategy division. She has leadership experience in business and technical strategy, emerging business opportunities, marketing, partnerships and sales. Prior to IBM, she worked for Hewlett-Packard Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp.
“Florence is a seasoned executive who brings tremendous talent that we believe will prove valuable to IEC as we manage our future growth,” said Barry Gilbert, IEC chairman and CEO, in a statement.
The Newark, Wayne County, firm said Sassano has resigned after serving for several years as a director.
Sassano is chairman of Transcat Inc., and previously worked as that company’s president and CEO. He was a longtime executive Bausch & Lomb Inc., including serving as the eye-care company’s president and chief operating officer in 1999 and 2000.
IEC employs 566 local workers.
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