MRV, a leading provider of network equipment and services as well as optical components, has named Guy Avidan, previously serving as VP and General Manager of MRV, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. January 2nd, 2008, Chris D. King joined MRV as Vice President, Finance and Chief Compliance Officer.
Noam Lotan, MRV’s President and Chief Executive Officer said, “Over the last 8 months Guy Avidan has done an outstanding job as our acting CFO and we are pleased to confirm his appointment to the CFO position. We feel Guy will continue to add tremendous value in this role based on the unique combination of financial, product and operational expertise that he brings to our executive management team. Additionally, we have strengthened our finance staff this year with the hiring of an experienced executive, Chris King, as our VP of Finance and Chief Compliance Officer. We are very pleased to have a strong finance team in place as we work diligently to accomplish our growth and operational goals.”
Mr. Avidan’s professional experience ranges from VP and General Manager for MVP, including various executive capacities for other MRV subsidiaries. From 1992 – 1995, Mr. Avidan served as VP of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Ace North Hills. Additionally from 1989 – 1992, Mr. Avidan practiced accounting with Ernst & Young and he holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from Haifa University.
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