Tekelec Announces Changes to Executive Team.MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Tekelec (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Adrian Fitzgerald Sir Adrian James Andrew Denis FitzGerald, 6th Baronet (born 24 June 1940) is the 24th Knight of Kerry. He is also a Knight of Malta.
He was educated at Harrow and was editor of the Monday World (a periodical of the Conservative Monday Club) from 1967 to 1974. has been appointed VP, North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. Sales and Global Channels. In addition to his current role overseeing our North American North American
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see boophilusannulatus. direct sales efforts, Adrian will assume responsibility for all of our sales activities through channels and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and partners. Since joining Tekelec in 1997, he has held a number of leadership positions in Sales and Marketing, including managing Commercial Marketing, Business Development, Marketing Communications and Product Management.
Wolrad Claudy, Managing Director for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Refers to that region of the world. For example, one might see products packaged differently for the UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific markets. Region since October 2003, will also assume responsibility for the emerging regions of India and Asia. In order to provide critical mass for pre-sales and post-sales support in India and Asia, Tekelec is combining these efforts with the larger support team in EMEA. Each major customer in these regions will continue to have dedicated in-country account teams.
Dave Rice will join Tekelec as Senior Vice President, operations on July 5, 2006 and will be located in the Company's Morrisville, NC headquarters. Dave has over 20 years of Operations experience in the telecommunications equipment industry. Dave is presently Vice President, Global Materials Management at Nortel where he is responsible for global supply chain planning, fulfillment execution to support revenue assurance, delivery performance and inventory management. Previously at Nortel he also served in a number of senior management roles including Vice President, Optical Supply Chain Operations and Plant Manager, Wireless GSM Access.
The Company also announced the resignation of two senior executives who are leaving the company to pursue other interests. Lori Craven, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, and David Frankie, Senior Vice President, Operations have resigned effective June 30, 2006.
Tekelec is a high-performance network applications company that is accelerating the transition to Internet protocol multimedia subsystem (IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. ) networks for service providers around the globe. With its experience at the intersection of network applications and session control, Tekelec creates highly efficient platforms for managing media and delivering network solutions. Corporate headquarters are located near Research Triangle Park Research Triangle Park, research, business, medical, and educational complex situated in central North Carolina. It has an area of 6,900 acres (2,795 hectares) and is 8 × 2 mi (13 × 3 km) in size. Named for the triangle formed by Duke Univ. in Morrisville, N.C., with research and development facilities and sales offices throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.tekelec.com.