Siemens Enterprise Communications Strengthens Executive Team with Appointment of Mark Greenquist CFO

May 09, 2013, 08:00 ET from Siemens Enterprise Communications

RESTON, Va., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Enterprise Communications today announced Mark Greenquist has joined the company in the role of Chief Financial Officer. As a member of the Senior Executive Team, Greenquist will report to Chief Executive Officer Hamid Akhavan and will have direct responsibility for finance, treasury, audit and compliance, procurement, performance controlling and information technology.

Greenquist joins Siemens Enterprise Communications from Telcordia Technologies, Inc., where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and, previously, as CFO. Greenquist has a track record of success in senior financial positions at numerous technology companies, including Symbol Technologies and Agere Systems, as well as for General Motors Europe.

"Mark is an excellent addition to our Senior Executive Team, bringing critical business operations experience, financial discipline, and a strong track record of leadership and governance of large technology innovators to Siemens Enterprise Communications," said Hamid Akhavan, CEO for Siemens Enterprise Communications.

Greenquist takes over from Ray Leclercq, who had served as CFO in an interim capacity. Leclercq will remain with Siemens Enterprise Communications leading internal transformation programs, as well as his role within the Gores Group, Siemens Enterprise Communications' principal shareholder.

Greenquist will be based in Siemens Enterprise Communications' US headquarters in Reston, VA.

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About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and outsourcing capabilities.

Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort and dramatically improves business performance.

Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver better results.

Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete enterprise communications solutions portfolio.

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