NAI, a manufacturer of advanced mission-critical and high-reliability fiber optic and copper cable assemblies and harnesses, has announced the appointment of Jason E. Porter to the position of Director of Engineering and Continuous Improvement.
In his new position, Porter will report to the CEO, Jon A. Jensen, who stated “Jason will be responsible for all product development and application engineering, in addition to the company’s Global Quality Management System and business management processes. Jason has deep product, manufacturing, and quality systems experience in the connectivity marketplace, especially for high-performing technologies that both NAI and our customers build and support.”
Porter brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering, sales, manufacturing and strategic planning for global operations and worldwide markets. He most recently held the position of Director, Global Technology Development with the PKC Group in Farmington Hills, Mich. PKC is a manufacturer of individually tailored wiring products that includes thousands of product variants. Porter managed their global portfolio of products, including wire harness systems, electro-mechanical components, vehicle electronics and cable. Prior to that, he held several executive positions at PKC successor companies AEES, Inc and Alcoa/AFL., also in Farmington Hills, and which included a term as General Manager in Shanghai, China.