Actelis Networks Names Industry Veteran Bruce Hammergren as Vice President of North American Sales

Hammergren will lead all North American sales initiatives to help Actelis fully capitalize on the growing market opportunity

FREMONT, Calif., March 4, 2003 - Actelis Networks&reg, the first company to enable fiber-quality transport services over local loop copper, today announced that industry veteran Bruce Hammergren has joined the organization as vice president of North American sales.


Bruce Hammergren, a 24-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, will lead all Actelis Networks North American sales activities and initiatives. Before joining Actelis, Hammergren served as the vice president of sales and marketing with Corecess. While at Corecess, his team succeeded in introducing its DSL and IP products in North America. Prior to Corecess, Hammergren served as vice president of strategic sales for Ericsson Data Backbone and Optical Networks, where he worked with carriers in Asia and the US to help them migrate from TDM backbones to IP networks. Hammergren has also held sales management positions with PairGain, Motorola and Westwave.

"Bruce Hammergren is a great addition to Actelis Networks sales team," said Thomas Reynolds, senior vice president write essays for money of worldwide sales and support, Actelis Networks. "Hammergren is a proven leader and performer who will help us transition our new technologies into revenue streams for our customers."

"Actelis has a great product portfolio for today's market," said Bruce Hammergren, vice president of North American sales, Actelis Networks. "Service providers need to expand their service offerings while meeting ROI and CAPEX requirements. Actelis' MetaLIGHT&reg products allow them to do just that. With Actelis' MetaLIGHT products, service providers can offer small and medium enterprises (SMEs) high quality broadband services with speeds up to 60 Mbps over the existing copper infrastructure."