Sonus Chief Operating Officer Guru Pai steps down

Guru Pai, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS) has resigned from the company with less than a year under his belt in the position.    

Citing personal reasons, Pai announced on Dec. 30 that he would leave the company immediately.

Interestingly, Pai's departure follows the recent appointment of Sonus' new CEO Ray Dolan. Prior to taking up the CEO post at Sonus, Dolan oversaw Qualcomm's Flarion unit, which it bought in 2005.

Before being appointed as Sonus's COO last February, Pai had worked for the VoIP equipment vendor for two years. Sonus did not indicate whether or not they would hire someone to take Pai's place as COO.

For more:
- see the release

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