Coriant names EVP of Global Services and Operational Excellence

Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced the promotion of Reza Ghaffari to Executive Vice President of Global Services and Operational Excellence, the company said.

Ghaffari has been the transformation of Coriant´s Global Services organization since 2016. The appointment reflects Ghaffari´s record of leadership and demonstrated results in driving improvements in service quality and execution to advance customer success worldwide.

Reporting directly to Coriant CEO and Chairman Shaygan Kheradpir, Ghaffari is responsible for network deployment, care services, training, and professional services to customers around the world. In addition, Ghaffari oversees Operational Excellence across the company, a role designed to enhance synergies and cross-function collaboration and drive maximum customer service value at every touch point.

Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of edge-to-core packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions enables network operators to cost-efficiently scale network capacity, reduce operational complexity, and create the resilient foundation for a new generation of end-user services, including 5G, IoT, and Internet video.