Extreme Networks names new vice presidents, CIO
Jan 10, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) announced key executive appointments aimed at providing innovative leadership in the areas of human resources and corporate culture, customer service and support, and Information Technology .
Gary Garber has been named vice president of talent and culture. A 20 year industry veteran, Garber will oversee the human resources vision and strategies that include team building, talent sourcing, and enhancing a high performance culture.
Joe Novak has been named vice president of customer service where he is responsible for shaping the customer experience and leading support teams. Novak has more than 20 years of industry experience in telecommunications and computer networking also having worked at Northern Telecom, NYNEX and Universal Communications.
Marykay Wells was named CIO, responsible for the IT strategy and operations spanning the company's global operations. She brings 25 years of industry experience and most recently served as the CIO at Tekelec for five years, where she was responsible for IT, business transformation, procurement and real estate.
"The addition of Gary, Joe, and Marykay add experience and energy to a world-class organization," said Oscar Rodriguez, president and CEO of Extreme Networks.
Extreme Networks is a technology leader in high-performance Ethernet switching for cloud, data centre and mobile networks. Based in Santa Clara, CA, Extreme Networks has more than 6,000 customers in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.
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