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Leadership Team

At AFL, we understand that it’s each member of our team that makes the difference in the solutions and services we deliver each and every day. It’s how we connect to you. Part of this connection is our leadership team, with each member possessing the experience, drive and talent to make AFL an even stronger company. We encourage you to learn more about them!

Kenny Nara

Since joining Fujikura in 1975, Kenny’s tenure with Fujikura has spanned multiple progressive roles...

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Jody Gallagher
President and Chief
Executive Officer, Fujikura

Jody Gallagher is president and CEO and has served in this role since 2005...

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Mike Booth
Network Services

Since 2007, Mike is responsible for managing service solutions...

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Phil Edwards
President of EMEA

Phil is responsible for AFL’s business strategy in the EMEA region, driving growth initiatives and...

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Steve Althoff
Executive VP
General Manager, Equipment

Steve is executive vice president leading a wide variety of functions at AFL...

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Kurt Dallas
Executive VP and GM
Cable Systems

Kurt was selected to serve as general manager of the U.S. business in 2007...

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Steve Ferguson
Executive VP
Sales & Marketing

Steve Ferguson assumed leadership for AFL's sales team in 2013...

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Al Swanson
Executive VP and GM
Optical Connectivity

Al is responsible for the core Fujikura business of connectivity products...

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Rob Crowder
CFO and Secretary

Rob is responsible for overall finance, accounting and information technology...

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Bill Dungan
Chief Strategy Officer

Bill is responsible for creating strategic direction for the company’s long-term growth...

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Grant Burns
VP and General Counsel

Overseeing all legal matters, Grant serves as vice president and general counsel...

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Lisa Gunton
VP of Human Resources

The newest member of AFL’s leadership team, vice president of human resources...

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Matsuhiro Miyamoto
VP of Technology
GM of R&D

Miyamoto was appointed to these positions in 2010...

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Eric Borowicz
General Manager Accessories

Eric is responsible for managing AFL’s utility and rail accessories product lines...

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Doug Hoffman
Director of EHS

Doug provides leadership, mentoring, and direction for AFL’s global EHS team...

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Jeff Schmerbeck
Compliance and Int'l Trade
Director of Supply Chain

Jeff leads the development of supply chain...

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Makoto Itahashi
Counsel to the Chairman

Makoto is actively engaged in strategic initiatives of several Fujikura group companies...

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