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GREG MUMFORD NAMED CTO OF NORTEL NETWORKS

TORONTO, ON -- Frank Dunn, president and CEO of Nortel Networks, has announced the appointment of D.G. (Greg) Mumfo...


December 22, 2001  


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TORONTO, ON — Frank Dunn, president and CEO of Nortel Networks, has announced the appointment of D.G. (Greg) Mumford to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Mr. Mumford, previously president of Optical Long Haul Networks at the company, will be succeeded by Brian McFadden, who has held a variety of positions during his 22 years with Nortel.

Mr. Mumford has held a wide range of senior executive and general management positions during his 30-year career at Nortel. Most recently, he played a significant role in developing the company’s networking technology, including its 10 Gbps product portfolio, 40 Gbps optical line system, and OPTera Connect HDX optical switch.

As CTO, Mr. Mumford will be responsible for leading the development of the next generation technology vision and roadmap for the company; identifying network development opportunities; and working with the company’s general managers and business unit presidents to coordinate the network architectural systems that Nortel Networks will offer in the years ahead.

Mr. Dunn says “one of Greg’s primary responsibilities is to create a sense of community among the company’s technology employees, and reinforce a culture that recognizes and rewards innovation and excellence.”

For more information, visit the company’s Web site at http://www.nortelnetworks.com.


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