MORRISVILLE, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Tekelec has hired Nitin Arora as managing director for India and South Asia. Mr. Arora will oversee all business and sales activities for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan out of Tekelec's Gurgaon, India office.
Mr. Arora joins Tekelec from Nokia Siemens Networks, where he was head of sales and business for core networks in India. In his prior position at Nokia Siemens Networks, he directed the core network voice transformation business as head of core networks for Middle East and Africa.
Mr. Arora spent more than three years with Nokia Siemens Networks and eight years with Siemens, where he held senior positions in strategy and business development, corporate development, project management and engineering.
"Nitin brings a track record of growth and an intimate knowledge of service providers' core network needs. He also has broad experience working and being a trusted partner with service providers in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa," said Boudewijn Pesch, vice president, Europe and Asia sales. "His combination of business acumen, strategy and engineering skills will strengthen our relationships in one of the world's most exciting and high-growth regions."
"The New Diameter Network will give operators in this region and around the world the foundation to manage signaling traffic growth and generate revenues from innovative, usage-based services and over-the-top applications," said Mr. Arora. "I'm excited to join the Tekelec team of innovators and pioneers."
Mr. Arora received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wales (U.K.) and a bachelor's degree for Engineering in Electronics from the University of Pune (India).
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to LTE and IMS. We are the architects of the new Diameter network, the foundation for session, policy and subscriber data management. More than 300 service providers use our market-leading solutions to deliver cloud, machine-to-machine and personalized services to consumers and enterprises. For more information visit www.tekelec.com.
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