Avanex Adds to Board

Susan Wang, retired senior executive at Solectron, joins Avanex's board

February 4, 2003

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FREMONT, Calif. -- Avanex Corporation (Nasdaq: AVNX), pioneer of intelligent optical solutions that enable next-generation optical networks, announced today that Susan Wang, the highly regarded senior executive and corporate officer who retired last year from Solectron, has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Wang spent more than 25 years in high-tech financial, consulting and senior management positions. As executive vice president, business development and corporate secretary of Solectron, she had responsibility for Solectron's long-range planning process and business development efforts and was the electronic manufacturing services industry's highest-ranking female executive. "We are pleased and fortunate to be able to add Susan Wang to the Avanex Board of Directors," Avanex Chairman, CEO and President Walter Alessandrini said. "Her record of strong performance and integrity is well-documented, and the experience she acquired in building Solectron will be a powerful asset and highly relevant to Avanex's short- and long-term strategic directions." Avanex Corp.

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