CHELMSFORD, Mass., August 15, 2005 - Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS), a leading supplier of service provider voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions, today announced that Paul McDermott has been appointed vice president of finance, corporate controller and principal accounting officer.
In this role, McDermott
will direct the Company's worldwide finance organization.
"Paul brings to Sonus a broad range of experience having led the financial operations of several technology companies," said Ellen Richstone, chief financial officer, Sonus Networks.
has over 20 years of experience and a successful background leading the finance operations of several high-technology companies.
Prior to joining Sonus, he was the chief financial officer (CFO), treasurer and secretary at Network Intelligence Corporation, a provider of appliance-based security event management products.
Previous to Network Intelligence Corporation, McDermott served as the CFO of Firepond where he led the successful initial public offering of the company.
He has also held executive finance positions with Serviceware Technologies, and Legent Corporation (acquired by Computer Associates).
has established a preeminent position in the rapidly growing VoIP market," commented McDermott