Monday, May 19, 2008

Sonus Networks Appoints Dr. Richard Nottenburg as CEO

Sonus Networks appointed Richard N. Nottenburg as its new President and CEO, replacing Hassan Ahmed. Nottenburg, former executive vice president chief strategy and technology officer of Motorola, will join the company in mid-June. Prior to joining Motorola in 2004, Dr. Nottenburg was vice president and general manager of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation after its merger in 2003 with Multilink Technology Corporation, a publicly traded provider of advanced mixed-signal and VLSI solutions for optical networks. Nottenburg was the co- founder and chief executive officer of Multilink. Nottenburg had previously worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Hassan Ahmed will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sonus Networks and additionally serves on the Board of Directors of Airvan.