Nokia names Sri Reddy as co-president of Nokia IP Optical Networks

Telecom equipment maker Nokia announced the appointment of Sri Reddy as co-president of Nokia IP/Optical Networks business group and as member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT).
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Basil Alwan, current President of ION business group, will become co-president of the ION business group and an advisor to the CEO. Basil Alwan will continue as a GLT member, Nokia said.

The new Nokia Group Leadership

Rajeev Suri
Basil Alwan
Hans-Juergen Bill
Kathrin Buvac
Ashish Chowdhary
Joerg Erlemeier
Barry French
Sanjay Goel
Bhaskar Gorti
Federico Guillen
Gregory Lee
Kristian Pullola
Sri Reddy
Marc Rouanne
Maria Varsellona
Marcus Weldon

Sri Reddy and Basil Alwan will split responsibilities, with Reddy principally responsible for day-to-day operational matters and jointly managing the strategy and overall performance of the ION business. Sri Reddy is currently senior vice president and general manager of the Routing Business Unit in ION.

Sri Reddy was a founder of Timetra in 2000 and since then has played an instrumental role in building the IP routing business from the ground-up, leading the IP Software Engineering team for over 10 years and subsequently leading the IP Routing Business Unit for the last 5 years.

Sri Reddy holds a masters of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Oregon State University, and a masters of Business Administration from Santa Clara University. He has held leadership positions in Bay Networks, Timetra and Alcatel-Lucent prior to joining Nokia.