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Infinera announces new CFO


Nancy Elba to lead company’s global finance strategy

Infinera has announced the appointment of Nancy Erba as senior VP, strategic finance, effective immediately, and her subsequent appointment as Infinera’s new CFO, effective August 26, 2019.

As CFO, Erba will lead the company’s global finance strategy, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit, and investor relations. She will replace Brad Feller, who will remain through the end of September in order to assist with the smooth transition of financial reporting and other responsibilities.

Erba brings over 20 years of financial experience, including management of complex merger and acquisitions integrations, pricing and sales operations. In her most recent role, Erba was CFO for Immersion, a company that develops and licenses haptics technology. Prior to Immersion, she held numerous leadership positions spanning functions and markets at the data storage firm Seagate Technology. These roles included VP, financial planning and analysis, division CFO and VP of finance for strategic growth initiatives, and division CFO and VP of finance of the consumer solutions division.

Erba holds a degree in mathematics from Smith College, and an MBA from Baylor University.

“Nancy is a seasoned finance executive with a proven track record of managing financial strategy and operations in high-growth and billion-dollar scale public companies,” said Infinera's CEO Tom Fallon. “As we strengthen our financial operations and continue to execute our long-term strategy to drive profitable and sustainable growth, Nancy will be a key asset to our leadership team. It is a pleasure to welcome her to Infinera.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining Infinera,” said Erba. “With a distinguished history of technology innovation and a customer-centric mission, the company is in an ideal position to capitalise on the next wave of market opportunities driven by growing end-user demand for network capacity and service agility. I look forward to partnering with the management team to drive shareholder value.”

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