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Centina Expands Worldwide Leadership Team


Market Leading Service Assurance Company Hires Three Executives to
Support Continued Worldwide Growth and Expansion

the leading provider in network performance management and strategic
assurance solutions for service providers worldwide, announced today
that it has expanded its leadership team to support the increasing
demand for the company's innovative solutions. The new hires come at a
time when the company has seen rapid growth and adoption by Tier one

Centina has hired two Vice Presidents and a Director to continue sales
growth and support the delivery of vSure to customers.

The new executives include:

  • Jim Odom – Vice President of Sales, Americas
    • Mr. Odom has over 30 years of experience in the telecom and OSS
      software space. Prior to joining Centina, Odom was the CEO/Founder
      of NetBoss Technologies, the President of CHR Software,
      CEO/President of Martin Group, and VP of Harris Corporation
      Network Support Division.
  • Jochen Van Guyse – Vice President of Sales, EMEA
    • Mr. Van Guyse has more than 20 years of experience in global
      telecom sales. Prior to joining Centina, Van Guyse spent most of
      his career at Cisco Systems in various executive sales roles.
  • Neil Axford – Director of Systems and Solutions Engineering
    • Mr. Axford has over 23 years of experience in the telecoms
      industry. Prior to joining Centina, Axford was the Director of
      Operations for GBI Cable System and Director, Global Technical
      Services, and Head of Global Provisioning and Restoration at FLAG

Centina is the market leader in network management and service
assurance, helping today's operators maintain the highest levels of
performance and customer experience as they undergo virtualization.

"This is an important time for Centina as we see an increased uptake of
our solution in the market," said Anand Gonuguntla, Co-founder and CEO
at Centina. "The new talent joining Centina only underscores the success
of the company and our ability to scale to the market need for assurance
during digital transformation."

Centina Systems

Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and
network performance management solutions, partnering with operators
globally as they undergo digital transformation. The company's unrivaled
domain expertise in assuring networks and services leveraging its
flagship vSure™ product ensures that today's service providers continue
to provide outstanding customer experience while facing unprecedented
change. To learn more how Centina is assuring operators make the best
decisions on the road to network virtualization, visit

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