September 14, 2012
Sonus Expands the Roles of Executive Officers
By Mandira Srivastava,
Todd A. Abbott and Jeffrey M. Snider have been promoted to EVP of Strategy & Go-To-Market and SVP, CAO and general counsel, respectively in Sonus Networks (News - Alert) (SONS), a company specializing in SIP communications.
With Sonus Networks’ rapid and strong growth, Todd A. Abbott (appointed as EVP of Strategy & Go-To-Market) and Jeffrey M. Snider’s (CEO) expertise and leadership will prove to be crucial for the company’s future.
Abbott started working for Sonus in May 2011, and will add business unit planning and execution responsibilities to his current role guiding sales, marketing and business development.
Since joining, Abbott worked with the market transformation of Sonus, including the move into the enterprise segment and the company’s first channel activation program, Sonus Partner Assure.
In a statement, Ray Dolan, president and CEO of Sonus Networks said, “These appointments reflect another step in the transformation of Sonus to become an enabler of Cloud-based Unified Communications, Todd Abbott (News - Alert) has been a catalyst for change since joining Sonus and this appointment reflects his ability to orchestrate our end-to-end go-to-market proposition and execution. Jeff Snider has been foundational to Sonus’ transition in becoming an easier company to do business with and his expanded role recognizes the critical nature of having our staffing and physical resources operationally aligned moving forward.”
Earlier, Snider has worked as SVP, General Counsel and Secretary of Sonus since June 2009. Now with the additional responsibility of the CAO functionality, Snider’s role expands to include oversight of human resources as well as facilities management. Recently, Snider helped the company acquire Network Equipment Technologies (News - Alert).
Sonus Networks is a Platinum sponsor of ITEXPO West 2012. To be held Oct. 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX, ITEXPO (News - Alert) is the world’s premier IP communications event. Visit Sonus Networks in booth # 901.Mykola Konrad, Director of Enterprise Product Management, and Raymond P. Dolan, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be keynote speakers at the event. For more information on IEXPO West 2012 click here.
Edited by Brooke Neuman