Friday, August 14, 2015

Ciena's Senior VP of Worldwide Sales to Step Down

Philippe Morin will step down as senior vice president of worldwide sales and field operations, effective October 31, 2015. Morin joined Ciena through its acquisition of Nortel’s Metro Ethernet Networks (MEN) business in March 2010, having served in various leadership positions for more than 20 years at Nortel.

“Philippe played an instrumental role in Ciena’s successful integration of the Nortel MEN business and has made significant contributions toward our continued growth and diversification as we lead the industry into a new era of open, software-defined, multi-vendor networking,” said Gary B. Smith, president and CEO, Ciena. “On behalf of the entire Ciena team, we thank Philippe for his dedicated leadership and wish him the very best as he pursues his next challenge.”