SIEMON ANNOUNCES TWO NEW BICSI OFFICIALS

Siemon Employees Miguel Aldama Elected as District Chair for BICSI Mexico; Nelson Farfan Elected as President of BICSI Colombia

WATERTOWN, CT - Siemon, a global leader in the design and manufacture of network cabling systems and components, is proud to announce that two of its employees were recently elected to the BICSI (Building Industries Consultant Services International) organization. Miguel A. Aldama, RCDD/LAN/OSP Specialist, was elected as a District Chair for BICSI Mexico, while Nelson Farfan, RCDD, was elected as President of BICSI Colombia.


In the position of District Chair, Miguel Aldama will lead the activities of the BICSI Mexico committee, with the main goal of increasing the educational and professional level of the Mexican telecommunications industry through BICSI materials and activities. He will hold the position for two years (2004 -2005). Miguel is an Electronic and Communications Engineer who has worked in the telecommunications industry since 1985 in a variety of areas such as installation, project management and design. Since September 2003, Miguel has been a valuable team member of the Siemon Training Department where he is the Latin American Regional Trainer. He currently holds the BICSI titles of RCDD, LAN Specialist, and OSP Specialist, as well as the CISCO titles of CCNA and CCDA. Miguel has participated in the Mexican Cabling Standards Committee and in the BICSI Panel 900 for the Spanish Telecommunications Dictionary. For the last two years, Miguel was also proctor of RCDD, LAN and OSP exams held in Mexico.

In the position of President of BICSI Colombia, Nelson Farfan will lead the Colombian committee in all BICSI activities in order to increase the professional level of the cabling industry there. He will work to reach the District degree for the Colombian association, and promote the implementation of new technologies. He will also hold this position for two years (2004 -2005). Nelson's professional career includes more than 10 years in networking and connectivity for IBM Colombia. He joined Siemon in March 2003 in the important role of Strategic Account Manager for the Andean region. Nelson achieved the BICSI RCDD certification in 1993 and holds a B.B.A. and specializations in Electronics/Telecommunications from Colombian universities.

About The Siemon Company
The Siemon Company, headquartered in Watertown, CT USA, is a global company with four generations of manufacturing excellence. Established in 1903, Siemon is the undisputed technology leader of high -performance, high -quality copper and fiber cabling systems and components.

Contact Information
Katherine Karter
PR Manager
The Siemon Company
27 Siemon Company Drive, Watertown, CT 06795
Ph: 860 -945 -4380

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