RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 19, 2011 – Overture Networks, the industry’s trusted Carrier Ethernet solutions provider, today announced that the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Arthur Bergens, has received the Triangle Business Journal’s “2011 CFO of the Year” award. Recipients of the business publication’s annual awards are recognized for outstanding fiscal stewardship and community service during a 12-month period. Mr. Bergens was named top performing CFO for a large private company.
“With Arthur at the financial helm helping steer Overture Networks through both a merger with Hatteras Networks and overseeing our continued rapid expansion, we are confident our fiscal strategy for managing the company’s global growth is sound and executable. Arthur has always demonstrated strong, forward-thinking leadership and expertise that has contributed to Overture’s success,” said Jeff Reedy, CEO, Overture Networks. “We are very proud to have Arthur as a key member of the Overture Networks executive team and we congratulate him on this outstanding achievement.”
Arthur Bergens has built a record of innovative and conscientious financial leadership stretching nearly a quarter of a century. During his tenure at Overture, he aided the company in expanding its worldwide footprint, and helped to manage its recent successful merger with fellow Carrier Ethernet market leader, Hatteras Networks. Prior to joining Overture, he held executive positions with a number of private and public companies in various technology industries. In 2009, he was named a Top CFO by Business Leader Media. Mr. Bergens holds an MBA from Campbell University, a BS in accounting from the University of New Orleans, and is licensed as a certified public accountant in both Louisiana and North Carolina.
About Overture Networks
Overture Networks is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and enterprise customers worldwide. The company’s flexible, high-quality and high-performance solutions help service providers fully leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by cost-effectively enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM, for applications ranging from speeds of 1Mbps to 10Gbps. With an award-winning universal Ethernet services platform, Overture Networks gives providers a competitive edge for demanding applications, such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture Networks is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.