Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Vogt Resigns as CEO of GENBAND, Moves to Harris Broadcast

Charlie Vogt resigned as President and CEO of GENBAND and accepted a new CEO leadership at Harris Broadcast. Vogt has been CEO of GENBAND since 2004, Before that, he was president and CEO of Taqua, an IP switching company, which was acquired by Tekelec in 2004.

GENBAND named David Walsh as President and CEO. He also serves as Executive Chairman of GENBAND. Walsh has been a Managing Director at One Equity Partners (OEP) since 2001, the private investment arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He joined the GENBAND board upon the merger of NextPoint (an OEP portfolio company) with GENBAND in 2008. He assumed the position of Chairman in 2010 following the acquisition of the Nortel Carrier VoIP and Application Solutions business, with OEP providing the investment capital.