Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, is pleased to announce that it has appointed James Bristow as global sales director of its handset testing business.

James has extensive, specialised experience of the telecommunications industry, most recently serving as Juniper Networks’ Vice President EMEA for Service Providers. Prior to Juniper, James held senior management positions at various telecoms companies including Alcatel, 3Com and Bridgewater Systems. He brings to Anite direct knowledge of developing global business with international Service Providers having lived in North America, Asia and Europe.

Commenting on this new appointment, Mike Bonin, Managing Director of Anite’s Handset Testing business said: “At a time when mobile devices, networks and technology are becoming increasingly complex, development and testing are even more critical. This is a key position in a fast-changing marketplace and we are confident that James will prove to be a valuable addition to the business as we continue to progress our strategy within the wireless equipment testing market.”