Patrice Dubois, President, Chief Operating Officer
Patrice Dubois is President and COO of OFS. In this capacity he is responsible for all Operations of the company across all business units of OFS.
Mr. Dubois joined OFS in 2001 as Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technical Manager promoting Lean Manufacturing Techniques across the Fiber and Cable operations in Norcross, Georgia. He has subsequently held the position of General Manager for OFS’ multimode fiber manufacturing facility in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, followed by Vice President Fiber North America, Vice President of Telecom Operations and Engineering North America, Senior Vice President Telecom and, most recently, as Executive Vice President and COO.
Mr. Dubois began his career in 1986 with the Saint Gobain Corporation following a tour as a mathematics college professor in Damascus, Syria. He has managed various research, manufacturing and resource organizations over his 15-year tenure in the building materials industry, both in Europe and in the USA, including the De Dietrich Corporation and Saint Gobain’s Abrasives Division, Fiber Reinforcement Division and Central R&D Laboratory.
Mr. Dubois, a native of France, holds an Engineering Diploma in Applied Mathematics from l’Ecole Centrale de Paris, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an executive management degree from Harvard Business School.
Patrice, his wife and their five children currently live in Wilbraham, Massachusetts.