Metaswitch Networks has appointed Bruce Hembree as executive vice president of field operations.
Hembree is based in Atlanta and he reports to Metaswitch CEO John Lazar. Hembree will initially be responsible for much of Metaswitch’s worldwide customer-facing organization including direct and channel sales, as well as pre-sales support.
Most recently, Hembree led the global sales organization at JDSU.
Prior to JDSU, he held senior positions at Acterna Corp., including vice president and general manager of the service assurance solutions business unit.
He also served as the North America major account sales director at Telecommunications Techniques.