PETALUMA, CA – June 29, 2016 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX, news, filings), the world leader in gigabit fiber deployments, today announced that Michael Weening has joined the company as executive vice president of global sales, effective June 27, 2016. A seasoned sales leader, Michael brings a wealth of experience to Calix having held executive positions in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Michael joins Calix from Salesforce.com, where he was a senior vice president, global customer success and also held the role of senior vice president, Japan and Asia-Pacific customer success, services, and alliances. Previously, he held a number of leadership roles at Bell Mobility in Canada, Microsoft, Dell, and Canon. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Brock University.
Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) is a global leader in access innovation. Its Unified Access portfolio of broadband communications access software, systems, and services enables communications service providers worldwide to transform their networks and become the broadband provider of choice to their subscribers. For more information, visit the Calix website atwww.calix.com.
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Thomas J. Dinges, CFA