Corporate Governance - Management

Biography PhotoBruce McClelland
CEO, Member of Board of Directors

Bruce McClelland is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at ARRIS.

Previously, McClelland served as President of ARRIS’s Network & Cloud and Global Services business. McClelland’s vision and strategy for the business was responsible for ARRIS’s broadband network leadership—a key driver of the company’s global growth. Alongside former CEO (current Executive Chairman) Bob Stanzione, McClelland played an integral role in transforming ARRIS into a world leader in entertainment and communications technology.

McClelland’s prior roles at ARRIS also included ARRIS's Group President, for Products and Services, and Vice President and General Manager, for ARRIS’s Customer Premises Equipment Unit. McClelland joined the Company as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for development of a broad range of voice and data cable TV products.

Prior to ARRIS, McClelland was responsible for the development of Nortel's Signaling System #7 and Signal Transfer Point product lines as well as several development roles within Nortel's Class 4/5 DMS switching product line.

McClelland received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.
Biography PhotoRobert J. Stanzione
Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Robert J. (Bob) Stanzione is Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Directors at ARRIS. As Executive Chairman, he’s responsible for charting the company’s direction in collaboration with its CEO.

Stanzione’s longstanding industry relationships position him as a strategic partner for aligning ARRIS’s vision with that of its customers—transforming entertainment and communications for millions of people around the world.
Previously, he served as ARRIS’s CEO, growing the company from a niche telecom start-up into a global leader of broadband and communications technology in a span of just over 20 years. In 1995, Stanzione was appointed President & CEO of ARRIS Interactive, LLC, a Nortel Networks/ANTEC joint venture. As ARRIS Interactive’s first CEO, Stanzione grew the venture from a start-up company to the world market leader in cable telephony products. In 1998, he became President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of ANTEC and was appointed to the CEO role on January 1, 2000.  In 2001, ANTEC acquired Nortel’s share of ARRIS Interactive and re-named the Company ARRIS Group, Inc. 

Under Stanzione’s leadership, ARRIS invested in opportunities to significantly expand the business, including the 2013 acquisition of Motorola Mobility’s Home business and the 2016 acquisition of Pace plc, which created a new entity: ARRIS International plc.

From 1969 to 1995, before joining ARRIS, Stanzione held a wide range of senior management positions with AT&T.

Stanzione holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University and has completed executive development programs at the University of Richmond, Babson College and the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland. 

He is a Board Member of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and in June 2012, he was named to serve on The Cable Center Board of Directors.  Stanzione was awarded the SCTE’s Chairman’s Award in 2008, the Vanguard Award for Associates & Affiliates in 2009, was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers in 2010, and is a member of the Class of 2016 Cable Hall of Fame.  He also serves as a Trustee on the Committee for Economic Development in Washington, D.C.
Biography PhotoDavid B. Potts
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

David B. Potts is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at ARRIS.

Prior to joining ARRIS, Potts was Chief Financial Officer of ARRIS Interactive L.L.C. and held various executive management positions with Nortel Networks, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bell Northern Research and Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to Nortel Networks, Potts was with Touche Ross in Toronto. 

Potts holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Lakehead University in Canada and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Canada.

Biography PhotoLarry Robinson
President, Customer Premises Equipment

Larry Robinson is President, Customer Premises Equipment at ARRIS, which comprises in-home video solutions including digital cable set-tops, satellite receivers, and IP-based TV products, as well as a comprehensive portfolio of broadband devices incorporating the latest in DOCSIS, DSL, and fiber technologies.

Robinson assumed his current role after the ARRIS acquisition of Motorola Mobility’s Home business where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Home Devices business responsible for its video, voice and data product portfolio, including set-tops, modems and gateways.  He brings more than a decade of experience in the broadband and video industry, including roles in general management, product management and business development.

While at Motorola, Robinson held a variety of senior level positions including Corporate Vice President, Product Management in the Digital Video Solutions Group.  In this role, he led the definition and management of digital cable and satellite set-top product lines for the Americas market. Robinson also managed strategic partnerships that complemented the portfolio.

In addition to his broadband and video industry experience, Robinson brings more than a decade of experience in large-scale, aerospace communications systems, in addition to management consulting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Robinson holds a Master’s degree in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Catholic University of America.

Biography PhotoDan Whalen
President, Network & Cloud

Dan Whalen is the President of the Network & Cloud business at ARRIS International plc. He oversees the development and delivery of the company’s leading portfolio of broadband and video network infrastructure technologies and cloud-based software solutions.

Whalen previously served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Services—a business he scaled and repositioned to focus on key industry initiatives to help global providers bring the most advanced network solutions to life at every stage of deployment. As head of Global Services, he oversaw the development and execution of a broad portfolio that focused on Systems Integration, Managed Services, Network Design & Deployment, Technical Services, and Service Provider Wi-Fi.

Whalen also served in sales leadership roles at ARRIS that provided a strong foundation for customer insight and collaboration—including his work as Senior Vice President of Sales for North and South America. In this role, he was responsible for strategic sales of the company’s entire product and services portfolio, including Broadband, Advertising, VOD, Wi-Fi, and IP Video.

Whalen joined ARRIS in 2008 as Vice President of Sales, after spending seven years as Area Director at Cisco. At Cisco, he led the US Cable Service sales organization. There, he was integral in establishing early VoIP, VOD, Broadband Provisioning, Regional Area Network and IP Backbone service deployments for the US Service Provider market.

Whalen has held a number of positions in the technology sector over the last 20 years including sales, operations management, project management, and engineering at Bell Atlantic and Comdisco, as well as consulting at KPMG.

Whalen received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Biography PhotoRonald  M. Coppock
Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Customer Operations

Ron Coppock is Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Customer Operations. In this role, he leads the alignment of ARRIS's global marketing and sales strategies. This coincides with his expanded focus on customer operations and increased collaboration with ARRIS's partners worldwide. Coppock is also responsible for driving the company's overall business and market development, enabling its next stage of growth.

Previously, Coppock served as President of International Sales and Global Marketing following ARRIS's acquisition of Pace plc. At ARRIS, Coppock was President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing.

Prior to ARRIS, Coppock held leadership positions in sales and marketing—including Senior Vice President International, TSX Texscan; Director of Marketing, Westcott Communications Private Television Networks; Western Regional Director, Scientific-Atlanta Network Systems and Satellite Communications Group; and Director, National Accounts, Pioneer.

Coppock has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Marketing from Auburn University. He is an active member of the American Marketing Association and Auburn School of Business Alumni Association. He is a member of the Cable TV Pioneers, serves on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Board, and sits on the advisory board for the National Incarceration Association.

Biography PhotoSteve McCaffery
President, International Sales and Managing Director, International Business Operations Group

Steve McCaffery is President, International Sales and Managing Director, International Business Operations Group. In this role, he leads International Sales and oversees ARRIS's International Business Operations Group, which is focused on aligning ARRIS's sales and business operations to accelerate the company's international growth in key markets outside the US.

Previously, McCaffery served as General Manager and Managing Director of ARRIS International Operations. McCaffery joined ARRIS as SVP of EMEA Sales following the company's 2013 acquisition of Motorola Mobility, where he served as Vice President, Europe.

Prior to joining Motorola, he was Vice President of Sales and Services for Alcatel's Optical Networks Group within the company's Wireline Product Group, leading sales for the North Europe region and assisting in the group's integration program following the merger of Alcatel and Lucent.

Steve holds a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Warwick University.

Biography PhotoTim O'Loughlin
President, North American Sales

Tim O'Loughlin is President, North American Sales at ARRIS. O'Loughlin assumed his current role after the acquisition of Pace Plc. Previously, he served as President of Pace Americas, overseeing the United States and Canada. 

O'Loughlin joined Pace in March 2001 as part of the marketing team and served in various roles including Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Support, Vice President of Business Development, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He was an instrumental part of Pace's expansion throughout the cable, telecommunications, and satellite industries.

Prior to joining Pace, O'Loughlin held strategic marketing positions in the hospitality and telecom industries. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University.

Biography PhotoJim Brennan
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Quality

Jim Brennan is Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality at ARRIS and responsible for leading the supply chain, quality and operation services and solutions that deliver financial results, customer satisfaction and industry leading practices.

Brennan held a similar role as the Corporate Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality for the Motorola Mobility's Home business. He served in various executive positions at Motorola, including Vice President Business Transformation and Chief Quality Officer and Corporate Vice President of the Home Networks Mobility supply chain, which included global operations associated with planning, purchasing, new product introduction, manufacturing, customer fulfillment and repair. Brennan also served in other senior leadership positions, including strategy, business operations, IT, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Motorola in 2000, Brennan held leadership positions at General Instrument in Operations and Northrop Grumman/Vought Aircraft in engineering development, manufacturing, flight test operations and quality.

Brennan earned a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Old Dominion University. He also completed the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and the University of Michigan's executive programs.

Biography PhotoPhil Baldock
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Phil Baldock is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at ARRIS. Baldock assumed his current role after the acquisition of PACE plc. He is responsible for developing ARRIS’s IT strategy to deliver increased operating performance and productivity. Previously, Baldock served as Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Pace, overseeing Manufacturing Strategy, Procurement, Quality and Business Systems. He was also responsible for Pace’s supplier relationships and acted in a governance capacity, ensuring Pace met its corporate social responsibility obligations.

Baldock joined Pace in 1997 as a Financial Accountant at the company’s UK headquarters. In 2005, he transferred to the Pace Americas office in Boca Raton, FL where his roles included Product Manager, Director of Commercial Operations and VP, Customer Support. 

Baldock qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in the UK and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Glasgow Caledonian University and an MBA from the University of Florida.

Biography PhotoPatrick Macken
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Patrick Macken is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at ARRIS. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the company’s legal function.

Macken joined ARRIS from Troutman Sanders LLP, where he served as partner in the firm’s Corporate Group, providing legal counsel and support to ARRIS for more than 10 years. His legal expertise spans securities law, M&A, capital markets, commercial law and corporate governance.

Macken holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Juris Doctorate from Tulane University.

Biography PhotoVicki Brewster
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Vicki Brewster is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at ARRIS, where she leads global people strategies that enable growth, energize the culture, and create an employee competitive advantage for ARRIS.  

Vicki has held leadership HR roles at ARRIS for over a decade, managing global business-critical functions including talent acquisition, compensation, benefits, HR systems, talent management, and employee relations.  Her work includes leading the global HR integration of strategic ARRIS acquisitions including Motorola Home and Pace.

Prior to joining ARRIS, Vicki held senior leadership roles at S1 Corporation, NDCHealth, WebMD, and HBO & Company.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.