CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc., a Marlin Equity Partners portfolio company, today announced the appointment of Grant Soh to the role of Vice President of Sales for the Asia Pacific region. In this capacity, Mr. Soh will help drive growth for the company’s industry-leading intelligent optical networking and multiservice access solutions throughout the region, as well as expand the company’s distribution channels into new markets.
“We remain committed to our customers and partners throughout Asia Pacific and are excited to have Grant leading our expanded sales initiatives in the region,” said John Scully, president and chief executive officer, Sycamore Networks. “His proven experience in the telecommunications industry and deep customer relationships are valuable assets for us as we build upon existing Tier 1 relationships and penetrate new market opportunities.”
Mr. Soh brings to his role over 20 years of experience in high technology sales, with an extensive business development background and proven success in the service provider, government, and enterprise market segments. Previously, Mr. Soh held senior sales management positions at IPITEK, a manufacturer of advanced carrier-class products and services, and American Communications, a supplier of telecom hardware and engineering services for data, wireless, and wireline networks. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Soh served as Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific at Eastern Research, Inc., a leader in multiservice access networking solutions acquired by Sycamore Networks in 2006. Mr. Soh holds a BSEE from California State University, Fullerton.
About Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc.
Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. is a provider of intelligent optical networking and multiservice access solutions that enable fixed line and mobile operators to improve utilization of network capacity, increase operational efficiencies, and cost-effectively transition from circuit to packet services while ensuring the highest degree of service availability. Sycamore's global customer base includes Tier 1 service providers, government agencies, and utility companies. For more information, please visit www.sycamorenet.com.