Executive Suite: ACT Networks Announces Appointment of Vice Presidents in Sales and Marketing

Executive Suite: ACT Networks Announces Appointment of Vice Presidents in Sales and Marketing

ACT Networks, Inc. Tuesday announced the appointment of Chris Perna, 34, Vice President of Sales and Mike Zeile, 34, Vice President of Marketing.

Most recently, Perna was Vice President of Sales at ComCore Semiconductor based in Calabasas, California, where he was responsible for worldwide sales and application support. Prior to ComCore, Perna held sales and management positions at various companies including Integrated Devices Technology and LSI Logic Corporation.

Zeile, most recently, held the position of Vice President of Marketing at ComCore Semiconductor where he managed all aspects of the Company’s marketing business as well as product management. Prior to joining ComCore, Zeile worked at Sourcecom Corporation, where he led the definition of the product platform that became the basis for ACT’s new ServiceXchange product family. He also held various senior management and marketing positions at ADC Telecommunications.

Perna replaces John Tucker, Vice President and General Manager Wireless Network Systems and Zeile replaces Linda F. Carlson, Vice President and General Manager Carrier Networks Systems.

Andre de Fusco, ACT’s President and CEO commented, “I want to thank John and Linda for the many contributions they have made to ACT over their years of service and we wish them the best in all future endeavors.”

de Fusco continued, “We are pleased to welcome Chris and Mike to our senior level management team here at ACT. Their sales and marketing expertise and industry experience should aid us in our efforts to become a more market-driven company. We look forward to their future contributions.”

ACT Networks, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets wide-area network access products which support a broad range of voice, data and integrated network applications. FMI: www.acti.com.

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