New Hires

BIRNS, Inc. Announces Amy Brown As Director Of Corporate Communications

OXNARD, CA – BIRNS, Inc., leading designer and manufacturer of unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and cable assemblies for the subsea, military, commercial diving and nuclear power industries, has appointed Amy Brown as its Director of Corporate Communications.

In her new position, Brown will be responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive set of strategic external marketing, media relations and internal communications programs for the ISO 9001:2008-certified company.   She will advise the company's CEO on critical communications matters and will lead all branding and market share strategies, including the development and launch of BIRNS’ new global corporate identity.

Brown brings more than 12 years of expertise in fully integrated marketing communications to her new role.  Prior to joining the team at BIRNS, she served as Director of Public Relations for Los Angeles-based Bear Enthusiast Marketing Group, where she managed a team of account executives and designers and was responsible for top national and global marine technology accounts like Suzuki Marine, Teleflex, Intellian and Ocean LED.  Brown’s successful career also includes leadership roles in marketing and corporate communications in a wide range of industries, including CDMA wireless technology, military, automotive, mining and aggregate and healthcare.

“We’re thrilled to have an expert with Ms. Brown’s qualifications and background heading up our marketing department,” says Eric Birns, company President and CEO.  “Her track record of proven results in such highly competitive industries makes her a perfect fit for reaching our aggressive corporate goals.”

About BIRNS Inc.,Founded in 1954, BIRNS, Inc., is an ISO 9001:2008 certified global leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance lighting and connector systems for deep ocean, marine, military and nuclear power applications.  For more information, contact BIRNS Inc., 1720 Fiske Place, Oxnard, CA, 93033 Phone: 805-487-5393 ∙ US Toll Free 1-888-BIRNS-88 Fax: 805-487-0427 ∙ or www.birns.com.