Tellabs names telecommunications specialists to board
Dec 13, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB) said it has named two new directors to its board, Dennis F. (Denny) Strigl and Mikel H. Williams, bringing to 11 the number of directors on the board.
Strigl is a former president and chief operating officer of Verizon Communications Inc. and former president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless. He brings more than 40 years of experience from telecom service providers, including Verizon, Bell Atlantic, Ameritech and AT&T. He serves as a director of Anadigics, Inc., Eastman Kodak company and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Williams is a former president and chief executive officer of DDi Corp. He brings more than 15 years of executive and financial experience in electronics manufacturing and telecommunications in roles at DDi Corp., LNG Holdings and Lambdanet, and Global Telesystems Inc. He serves as a director of Interis Inc., Lightbridge Communications Corp. and also serves on the board of the IPC, an association representing the electronic industry.
Williams' appointment fulfills Tellabs' agreement with Dialectic Capital Management, LLC, to appoint a new director by Dec. 31, 2012.
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