Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Marconi Appoints new CEO for North America

Marconi named Joseph Ferrara as Chief Executive Officer of its North American organization, succeeding Geoffrey Doy, who will remain with Marconi as Chairman of its North America division. Ferrara will manage both the Data Networks group, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, and the Wireless group, based in Dallas, TX. The Data Networks group counts the U.S. Federal Government as its largest customer, and the Wireless group provides radio frequency software and services to more than 200 customers globally. Prior to joining Marconi in 2000, Ferrara held senior-level positions in marketing and operations at Startec Global Communications and MCI.

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