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Infinera names Chris Champion VP of sales, EMEA

November 5, 2009

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN) has named Chris Champion Vice President of Sales, EMEA with responsibility for leading Infinera’s sales activities in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa markets. Since joining Infinera in 2003, Mr. Champion has played a key role in building Infinera’s European business. He was integral in securing Infinera’s initial European customers such as Flag Telecom (now Reliance Globalcom). Since then, with Mr. Champion playing a key role, Infinera has been awarded networks by leading Tier One operators including Deutsche Telekom, OTEGLOBE, Telefonica International Wholesale Services, and TeliaSonera, as well as some of Europe’s fastest-growing alternative operators like COLT and Carphone Warehouse Networks. As reported on Oct. 20th, Infinera’s international revenue reached a new peak in Q3 of 37% with success in the EMEA market driving much of that growth.

“I am pleased to announce that Chris Champion has taken on the responsibility of leading our sales effort in Europe, Middle East, and Africa,” said Infinera CEO Jagdeep Singh. “We look forward to his continuing to drive growth and success in these crucial markets.”

Infinera Corp. (Nasdaq: INFN)

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