Thursday, October 22, 2015
Former CEO of Siemens Networks, Harald Braun, Joins Dialogic Board of Directors
Parsippany, NJ, October 22, 2015:
Dialogic, a global networking software and infrastructure solution provider, announced today the appointment of Harald Braun to the board of directors of Dialogic Group Inc. With this addition, Dialogic expands its board to six directors.
Mr. Braun has had a prestigious career in leading several top companies in the private and public telecommunications industry as president and CEO, including Siemens (NYSE: SI) Networks USA, Nokia Siemens North America, and Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: AVNW). In 2009, while president and CEO of Aviat Networks, he was named “International Telecom CEO of the Year” by Africa IT & Telecom.
“Harald Braun’s experience in leading companies in the telecommunications industry will provide our board and leadership team additional insight and experience to continue our momentum as a leading supplier of high quality software and cloud-based communications solutions to market leaders globally,” said Stéphane Tremblay, Chairman of the board of directors of Dialogic Group Inc., and Senior Partner at Novacap.
“It is an exciting time to join the Dialogic Board of Directors,” Harald commented. “There is global market momentum building at Dialogic around their software solutions that are cloud and NFV ready. Combining that with their 30-year history of delivering mission-critical network infrastructure solutions means service providers and enterprises will be able to deploy solutions today while future-protecting their investments by leveraging the Dialogic vision and roadmaps. It is my pleasure to be joining a board and executive team that have tremendous history and experience in our markets, and I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth and success of Dialogic.”
Bill Crank, Dialogic President and CEO added, “We are pleased to welcome a board member of Harald’s caliber to the team as we continue to evolve our strategy and company.”
For more than 10 years, Mr. Braun has been a prominent standards influencer and spokesperson for the telecommunications industry. He has served as treasurer of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), and was a member of its executive board. He was also a former board member of BigBand Networks (NASDAQ:BBND, acquired by ARRIS). He serves on the Board of Directors of Tarana Wireless, Inc. and is chairman of its advisory board. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of CLAdirect, a solution technology provider, and serves on the advisory board of Pillar Capital Advisors. He has been recognized as one of America’s “Top 100 Voices of the IP Communications Industry” by Internet Telephony magazine.
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