Mark Peterson joins CommScope's executive leadership team

May 22, 2006 -- Peterson assumes the role of senior vice president of global enterprise marketing and strategic planning.

CommScope, Inc. announced that Mark Peterson has joined the company's executive leadership team in the role of senior vice president of global enterprise marketing and strategic planning. According to a press release, Peterson will provide leadership for product management, marketing, and the long-range strategic direction of the company's enterprise business. Based in Richardson, Texas, he reports to Randy Crenshaw, executive vice president and general manager of CommScope's enterprise business unit.

"Mark brings us more than 20 years of management experience in telecommunications and technology," comments Crenshaw. "We are delighted to have someone with Mark's capabilities and experience lead our enterprise marketing team."

Previously, Peterson was the vice president for marketing, business development, and product line management for the fixed solutions division of Alcatel North America. In this role he led a marketing organization focused on providing voice, data, and video-over-carrier IP networking platforms. From 2002-05, he served as vice president of marketing for Alcatel's enhanced network solutions and managed communications solutions, including the company's Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), signaling, and intelligent network products as well as its wireline application platforms.

From 1990-2002, he served in a number of capacities with Alcatel, including as vice president and general manager of the company's network applications division, and as a product management director and software engineering manager. Before joining Alcatel in 1990, Peterson was a software engineer for both LTV Aerospace and Defense and Sperry Univac (now Unisys). He received an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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