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Zhone Technologies Inc. (ZHNE) Appoints Experienced Industry Veteran to its Global Engineering Force

Zhone Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: ZHNE) engages in multi-service access network solutions for more than 700 network operators. The company’s product and service portfolio consists of MSAP, FTTx and EFM technologies for residential and business broadband, VoIP and Hi-Definition IPTV.

Today the company announced the addition of seasoned industry veteran Bruce Roe. With more than 20 years of experience in building and guiding teams in the development of market-leading products, Roe will join the company’s global engineering force.

“We balance the best practices of an established company with a high degree of customer responsiveness and the kind of original thinking found in the best start-ups,” Mory Ejabat, Zhone’s chairman and CEO stated in the press release. “Bruce’s combined Fortune 500 and startup successes provide the ideal mindset to lead Zhone’s engineering team at this stage of the company’s growth.”

Roe previously held the position of vice president of research and development for Wave 7 Optics, guiding the company’s R&D of its fiber to the premises (FTTP) and standard-based GPON products; he has served in several executive roles with Nortel Networks such as vice president and general manager of the company’s Open IP Portfolio, securing strategic alliances with Motorola, IBM, Intel and others; and was vice president of technology, software networking and engineering.

“In addition to an excellent management team, Zhone’s forward technology focus and make-it-happen philosophy are outstanding motivators,” Roe stated. “The company has a strong commitment to its customers and a product innovation roadmap that is highly attuned to the market’s trajectory.”

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