String of EVP Appointments at Mitel
Vell placement Philip Keenan, 47, has been promoted to EVP of Americas sales. Keenan has formerly served as SVP of several divisions of telecommunications giant Polycom, including Network Systems, Strategy, and Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Before joining Polycom, Keenan worked as SVP of Worldwide Sales and Solutions Marketing of Accord Networks and as VP of International Sales for VideoServer.
Graham Bevington, 50, is selected to be EVP of International sales with responsibility for Mitel's operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, and Caribbean and Latin America.
Ron Wellard, 52, is promoted to the role of GM and EVP of Product Development.
Mitel also announced the departure of Paul Butcher, Mitel's President and COO.
New Female CFO & SVP HR at QLogic and Extreme Networks
QLogic announced the appointment of Jean Hu, 47, to the position of SVP & CFO. Prior to this, Hu was at semiconductor communications company Conexant since 1997, most recently serving as SVP, CFO, and Treasurer.
Extreme Networks appointed Mimi Gigoux as SVP of HR. Prior to this, Gigoux held top HR leadership roles at Aviat Networks, Redback Networks, Ericsson, and Cisco Systems.
Meru Networks Fills Chief Sales & Engineering Roles
Meru Networks announced Philip Simmons is the new SVP of Engineering. Prior to Meru, Simmons was SVP of Engineering at Motorola and held senior roles at StarNet Technologies, AMD, Retix, and GEC.
Meru Networks announced Larry Vaughn, 55, as the new SVP of Worldwide Sales, Services, and Support. Vaughn has previously worked at Novell, Nortel, Unisys, and IBM. Vaughn joined Meru from BMC Software where he was VP of Worldwide Sales and Services for Growth and Emerging Markets. Prior to BMC, Vaughn served as the EVP of Worldwide Sales and Service for Enterasys Networks. Before Enterasys, Vaughn served as VP of Sales for Novell and Bay Networks/Nortel.
Sunrise Selects New Board Member
Sunrise Telecom announced the appointment of Helmut Berg, 65, to the company's board of directors. Berg served as president of JDSU's Communications Test Business. He currently serves on the board of directors of J.W. Speaker Corporation and the advisory boards of Empirix and FiberZone Networks.
Date range: April 16th - May 19th