|Tellabs Officers >|
|Vincent H. Tobkin, 61, senior advisor, retired director and global telecom/technology practice leader of Bain & Company 1992-2009; general partner and founder of Sierra Ventures 1984-1992; partner and consultant with McKinsey and Company 1976-1984. M.B.A. and J.D. Harvard University, S.B. and S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tellabs director since 2010 and Chairman since 2013.|
|Bo Hedfors, 69, retired. President of Hedfone Consulting, Inc. (telecom and Internet consulting) 2002-2009. President, Motorola Networks 1998-2002; president and chief executive officer of Ericsson, Inc. 1994-1998; chief technology officer of LM Ericsson 1990-1993. M.S.E.E., Chalmers University of Technology. Tellabs director since 2003.|
|Frank Ianna, 63, chief executive officer of Attila Technologies LLC since 2007. President of AT&T Network Services 1998-2003; various executive and senior management positions at AT&T 1990-1998; various management and staff positions at AT&T 1972-1998. Director, Clearwire Corporation and Sprint Nextel. M.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.E.E.E., Stevens Institute of Technology. Tellabs director since 2004.|
|Vincent D. Kelly, 53, president and chief executive officer of USA Mobility, Inc, since 2004. President and chief executive officer at Metrocall 2003-2004. Chief operating officer at Metrocall 2002-2003. Chief financial officer, treasurer and executive vice president at Metrocall 1989-2003. Certified public accountant at Bruner, Kane & McCarthy, Ltd. 1983-1987. Director, Penton Media, Inc. 2003-2007. B.S., George Mason University. Tellabs director since 2012.|
|Michael E. Lavin, 67, retired. Midwest area managing partner KPMG LLP 1993-2002. Partner 1977-2002. Director, Integrys Energy Group, Inc. B.B.A., University of Wisconsin. Tellabs director since 2003.|
|Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D., 67, retired. Founding president and president emerita of Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy 1986. Ph.D., Loyola University; M.A., University of Chicago; B.A., Queens College. Tellabs director since 1996.|
|Alex Mashinsky, 47, managing partner of Governing Dynamics since 2004. CEO of Name.Space, Inc. 2011-2012. Founder and CEO of Groundlink 2005-2011. Founder of Transit Wireless 2002. Founder of Elematics 2000. Founder of Arbinet 1996. Director, Migo Software, Inc. Attended TelAviv University and Israel Open University.|
|Gregory J. Rossmann, 51, Senior Managing Director of GJR Capital Management since 2009. Managing Director of The Carlyle Group 2007 to 2009. Managing Director of Pequot Capital Management, Inc. 2000-2007. Managing Director and Partner at Broadview International 1994-2000. Manager of new business development Dynatech Corporation 1991-1994. Various product line management and engineering roles at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 1984-1988. Director, NETGEAR Corporation. B.S.E.E., University of Cincinnati. M.B.A., Santa Clara University. Tellabs director since 2012.|
|Dennis F. Strigl (Denny), 66, president chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, Inc. 2007-2009. President and chief operating officer of Verizon Communications 2000-2007; various executive and senior management positions at Bell Atlantic Corporation 1990-2000; various executive and senior management positions at Ameritech Corporation 1984-1989; various management positions at AT&T Corporation 1968-1984. Director, Anadigics, Inc.; director, Eastman Kodak Company; director, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University. B.A., Canisius College. Tellabs director since 2012.|
|Jan H. Suwinski, 71, professor of Business and Operations, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management since 1996. Chairman, Siecor Corporation, 1992-1996. Executive vice president of OptoElectronics Group, Corning Incorporated 1990-1996. Director, Thor Industries, Inc. and ACI Worldwide, Inc. M.B.A. and B.M.E., Cornell University. Tellabs director since 1997.|
|Mikel H. Williams, 56, chief executive officer of DDI Corp. 2005-2012. Chief financial officer for DDI Corp. 2004-2005; Chief operating officer at LNG Holdings and Lambdanet 2002-2003; various senior management roles at Global Telesystems, Inc. 1996-2001; managing director finance and administration at Burson-Marsteller 1991-1996; chief financial officer and controller at Black, Manafort, Stone & Kelly 1985-1991; manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers 1980-1985. Director Interis, Inc.; Director Lightbridge Communications Corporation; Director, IPC electronics industry association. M.B.A., Georgetown University. B.S., University of Maryland. Tellabs director since 2012.|
Board of Directors Structure and Process
Tellabs operates under the direction of its Board of Directors.
Each director who is not an officer of the Company receives an annual retainer for board service and for committee service. In addition, each committee chair receives an annual retainer. Each director receives equity compensation. (Details can be found in the Tellabs 2012 proxy statement.)
The board has an Audit and Ethics Committee, a Compensation Committee and a Nominating and Governance Committee.
Members of the Audit and Ethics Committee are Michael Lavin – Chair, Frank Ianna, Vincent Kelly, Gregory Rossmann and Jan Suwinski.
Members of the Compensation Committee are Jan Suwinski – Chair, Bo Hedfors, Michael Lavin, Stephanie Pace Marshall and Vincent Tobkin.
Members of the Nominating and Governance Committee are Stephanie Pace Marshall – Chair, Bo Hedfors, Frank Ianna and Vincent Tobkin.
Corporate Governance and Bylaws
Tellabs is committed to remaining responsive to stockholders, strengthening our corporate governance and adopting the best practices of major public companies. The Nominating and Governance Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending Tellabs governance practices to the Board. The Nominating and Governance Committee discusses Tellabs corporate governance at each committee meeting.