Jane Cercena, Interim Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President, Fiber & Cable North America and Specialty Fiber
Jane Cercena is Interim Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President, responsible for overall marketing, sales, product management and manufacturing of Fiber and Cable for North America. In addition, Dr. Cercena leads Specialty Fiber for the company including global operations serving the multiple industries supported by the company.
Most recently serving OFS as Vice President and General Manager of the OFS Avon and Somerset Specialty Fiber operations, Dr. Cercena effectively brought two operations together and streamlined production to support the accelerated development and roll out of key new products, including fiber lasers and shape sensors.
Dr. Cercena joined OFS in 2010 after holding various directorial positions in Global Strategy and Research & Development within the Rogers Corporation and Saint Gobain.
Dr. Cercena’s educational background includes Post Doctoral research at the University of Massachusetts where she performed research on high performance materials; a PhD in Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry from the University of Connecticut; and a B.S. in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry from the University of Connecticut where she graduated magna cum laude.
Dr. Cercena is based out of the OFS specialty fiber operation in Avon, Connecticut.