READING, England, February 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Mavenir Systems, a leading innovator of mobile infrastructure solutions for LTE operators, today announced the appointment of Hubert de Pesquidoux to its Board of Directors. Hubert de Pesquidoux has a long career in senior financial and operational management in the telecommunications industry. Since 2009, he has served as Chairman of the Board for Tekelec and on Tekelec's audit and corporate development committees. Mr. de Pesquidoux is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee for Sequans Communications S.A.
"We are very pleased to welcome Hubert to our Board of Directors," said Pardeep Kohli, President and CEO of Mavenir Systems. "Hubert's extensive background in the mobile infrastructure industry, proven leadership and corporate development abilities will be of immense help as Mavenir strives to provide solutions for mobile operators to transform their networks to LTE."
De Pesquidoux is the former chief financial officer (CFO) of Alcatel-Lucent and president of its Enterprise Business Group. Prior to those roles, he was a member of the Alcatel Executive Committee.
During his nearly 20-year tenure at Alcatel-Lucent SA (and its predecessor, Alcatel), de Pesquidoux's executive positions included president and CEO of Alcatel North America; chief executive officer (CEO) of Alcatel Canada; and CFO of Alcatel USA. He joined Alcatel in 1991.
"I am excited to join the Mavenir team at a time when its mobile infrastructure solutions are being utilised more and more by tier-one operators in the global marketplace," said Mr. de Pesquidoux. "I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to support Mavenir in its future endeavours."
De Pesquidoux holds a master's degree in law and a master's degree in business from the Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po) in Paris and a DESS in Finance from Paris Dauphine University.
Mavenir Systems is a leading innovator of mobile infrastructure solutions for operators to offer LTE and mobile cloud services. The company provides IP-based core network solutions for mobile operators to transform their networks and offer enhanced user experiences. Mavenir's customers have benefited from a number of technology 'firsts', which include the first networks with Voice and SMS over LTE services (VoLTE), the first networks with Mobile WiFi calling and messaging based on IMS, and the first Converged IP Messaging deployment as they embark on the path of core network transformation towards all-IP.
Mavenir has the most advanced and agile offering in the market for Converged Voice, Video and Messaging using Application Servers and Core Network enablers, all deployed on the award winning mOne™ Convergence Platform. Visit http://www.mavenir.com for more information.
Samantha Grant/Valerie Christopherson
Global Results Communications (GRC)
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