Verisign names John Calys as interim CFO

VeriSign, a provider of Internet infrastructure services
for the networked world, announced that the company has appointed John Calys to
the position of chief financial officer (CFO), on an interim basis, effective

Calys will report directly to Jim Bidzos, executive
chairman, president and chief executive officer, and have full responsibility
for the company’s financial operations.

Calys has been serving as Verisign’s vice president and
controller since December 2010, and will continue in these roles. Prior to
joining Verisign, Calys served as the vice president and controller of XO
Holdings. He also served as vice president and assistant treasurer of Sprint
Nextel Corporation, and vice president and assistant controller of Nextel

“John is well-qualified to serve as interim CFO at
Verisign. In addition to direct
experience for three quarters as our controller, he brings a successful and
diverse track record as a financial operating executive in public
companies,” said Bidzos.

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