Through this partnership, Furukawa Electric aims to achieve competitive manufacturing using the latest information technologies, such as IoT and AI, while strengthening the development of IT personnel at FITEC, which is responsible for the Furukawa Electric Group's information systems.
Fujitsu aims to strengthen its relationship with Furukawa Electric through joint operation of FITEC, and together with providing comprehensive support for Furukawa Electric's IT systems, will also acquire knowledge with regard to Furukawa Electric's IT skills and operational experience in the manufacturing field.
Career Summary: Price Waterhouse & Co., Staff Accountant, Memphis, 1975-77; Syracuse University Graduate Assistant, Syracuse, N.Y., 1977-79; Returned to Memphis for Holiday Inns Inc., Audit Supervisor, 1979-83; Microsystems Design International Inc., Controller, 1984; Comsat Video Enterprises Inc., Director of Finance, Planning & Control, 1985-88; Skylink America, CFO, Dallas, 1989; self-employed as CPA specializing in M&A, Memphis, 1989-91; Sandusky Cabinets Inc., Controller, Millington, Tenn., 1991-92; Fitec
International Inc., Controller, Memphis, 1992-95; Thomas & Betts Inc., Mechanical Products Division, Division Controller, 1995-2001; The Bryce Co., CFO, 2001-present.
French mid-tier IT consultant Devoteam Group has purchased Fitec, the software services subsidiary of Colt Telecom Group Plc, for an undisclosed sum.
London, UK-based Colt purchased Fitec in 2001, and renamed it Colt eCustomer Solutions France SAS.