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ADTRAN Taps Bolton for Global Marketing Post

ADTRAN Inc. announced Monday that Gary Bolton has been tapped as its vice president of global marketing responsible for development and implementation of all marketing initiatives across the company.

Bolton brings more than 20 years experience in telecom, joining ADTRAN from Hatteras Networks where he served as vice president of marketing and product line management.

Prior to Hatteras, Bolton served as vice president of broadband access marketing for Ciena Corp. and vice president of product marketing and product management for Catena Networks, which was acquired by Ciena in May 2004.

Bolton’s career also includes 15 years of service with Nortel Networks in various management roles including marketing, product line management and engineering. He has a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University and a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University.

“ADTRAN’s innovative solutions and strong value proposition resonate more than ever with both carrier and enterprise customers during these tough economic times,” said Bolton. “The opportunities before us over the next several years based on our world-class team, product portfolio, and roadmap present a wealth of opportunity to increase value and deliver positive returns for our customers, partners and shareholders.”

ADTRAN’s portfolio includes more than 1,700 solutions for use in last-mile telecom networks.


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