Ribbon Announces Management Change

Westford, MA Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that the President and CEO of ECI Telecom Ltd. (“ECI”), Darryl Edwards, has departed Ribbon at the end of April as planned. Since the completion of the combination of Ribbon and ECI on March 3, 2020, Mr. Edwards has been an advisor to Bruce McClelland, CEO and President of Ribbon.

Mr. Edwards joined ECI in June 2012, with the goal of re-establishing ECI’s reputation for innovation and breaking boundaries in the telecommunications industry. Under his leadership, ECI has made significant investments in research and development and refreshed its product portfolio with new packet and optical product lines, making the transition to software defined networking (SDN) and network virtualized functionality (NFV).