Monday, March 14, 2011

Ceragon Announces Realignment Following Nera Acquisition

Ceragon Networks announced a corporate restructuring following its recent acquisition of Nera Networks, a supplier of long-distance microwave radios based in Norway. This will result in the loss of 200 full-time jobs.

Ceragon's new organizational structure consists of three solution groups - Short Haul Solutions, Long Haul Solutions and Projects & Services - supported by a global sales organization.

The Short Haul Solutions group will focus on products and solutions in the Access and Aggregation backhaul segments. This group will be led by Hagai Zyss, previously Ceragon's EVP of Research & Development.

The Long Haul Solutions group will focus on trunk and multi-carrier solutions for long haul and wireless backbone applications. This group will be led by Eyal Assa, previously Ceragon's EVP & COO Sales.

The Projects & Services group will focus on providing a complete turnkey project offering including engineering, installation, commissioning and project management services. This group will be led by Ole Lars Oye, previously the Senior Vice President, Global Projects at Nera Networks

Supporting these three groups will be a Corporate Marketing organization lead by Udi Gordon. Worldwide sales will be organized under the Global Business organization led by Eran Westman in six geographies.

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