John Griffin, ex-ADC and US West, is the new president and chief executive officer

December 13, 2000

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SAN DIEGO -- LightPointe Communications Inc., the leading provider of free-space optical networking products that offer quick and cost-effective connectivity to metropolitan optical networks, today announced that John Griffin has been named president and chief executive officer.

"We are very excited to have John join our executive team," said Heinz Willebrand, founder and chief technology officer of LightPointe. "His extensive experience in the broadband and wireless industry, along with his strong management and leadership skills, set us up to execute and deliver clear business strategies around our free-space optical networking products."

"LightPointe is a company with a great people, vision and exciting technology," said Griffin. "I am extremely impressed at how well positioned the company is to meet the challenges and enable the growth of the optical market. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead such an innovative organization."

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