Tellabs Names China VP

Tellabs named Dr. Chenhong Huang vice president for Tellabs in China

May 11, 2010

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BEIJING -- Tellabs named Dr. Chenhong Huang vice president for Tellabs in China. Dr. Huang will oversee sales, technical and operations and lead the Tellabs team in China.

This appointment is a demonstration of Tellabs' continued commitment to customers in China and the Asia Pacific region, and part of the expansion of its presence there. Tellabs now has more than 250 people in China performing sales, research, development, customer support and professional services, and producing business solutions, an increase of nearly 30% from 3 years ago.

Dr. Huang joins Tellabs from a long and distinguished career with Nortel Networks for almost 17 years. Most recently he has been Nortel China's President of Carrier Sales, responsible for both the wireless and wireline carrier business in China. In previous Nortel roles, Chenhong has held various leadership positions in sales, marketing and technology. He started his Nortel career in Richardson, Texas, where he was responsible for wireless systems engineering and 3G standards and development.

"Dr. Huang's charter is to expand our business and presence in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. He will also help set the technology direction to anticipate customer needs and expectations, breed innovation, develop and deepen customer trust in us, and help our customers succeed," said Sanjay Patel, vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific at Tellabs.

Tellabs Inc. (Nasdaq: TLAB; Frankfurt: BTLA)

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