Tekelec Appoints Marketing Chief

Tekelec names Scott Weidenfeller senior vice president of global marketing

November 23, 2004

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CALABASAS, Calif. -- Tekelec (NASDAQ: TKLC - News), a leading developer of telecommunications products for next-generation fixed, mobile and packet networks, today announced 24-year industry veteran Scott Weidenfeller has been promoted to senior vice president of global marketing.

"With his vast industry and management experience, Scott is the ideal leader to help continue Tekelec's momentum in expanding the company's global presence and position in the evolving telecom market," said Fred Lax, Tekelec president and CEO. "He has a proven track record leading sales, marketing and business development efforts, and he has played a key role in developing our strategy for growth and corporate development. Scott's solid technical background in switching and infrastructure solutions coupled with his keen vision of the global market will contribute to achieving our near- and long-term objectives. We are delighted to have Scott join the executive leadership team."

In his new role, Weidenfeller will lead Tekelec's global marketing organization, including strategic marketing, marketing communications, channel and partner management, global market development and global sales operations.

Lori Craven, Tekelec chief operating officer, added, "With our recent acquisitions and the launching of a number of new global operations, we are turning to Scott to continue the integration and enhancement of our global marketing efforts in signaling, switching and applications. His market knowledge and deep understanding of Tekelec's solutions and carrier and partner relationships make Scott the perfect choice for this marketing leadership position. Clearly, he has demonstrated an adept ability to effectively lead teams of all levels and disciplines."

Tekelec Inc.

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