Nortel Appoints Darryl Edwards as EMEA President
TORONTO - Nortel [NYSE/TSX: NT] appointed Darryl Edwards as president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Edwards replaces Steve Pusey, executive vice president Nortel and president of Nortel EMEA who is leaving the Company to join Vodafone Group Plc as its chief technology officer.
Edwards has been with Nortel for 14 years. Most recently, Edwards was Nortel president of Northern Europe, Middle East and NETAS, Nortel's joint venture in Turkey. In the past, he has been CEO of Nortel Israel and of Nortel Networks Germany. Prior to joining Nortel, Edwards spent 13 years at GPT. He will continue to be based in Maidenhead, England.
Pusey will be responsible for all aspects of Vodafone's networks, IT capability and supply chain management. He will report to the chief executive of Europe and will join the group's executive committee. Pusey joined Nortel in 1982 and has held a variety of positions on both the enterprise and carrier sides of the business.