“I had the privilege of working with Steve at Ocular Networks and Rivulet Communications, and I am thrilled that he will be joining our executive team,” said Ed Kennedy, President and CEO of Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) September 04, 2012
Tollgrade Communications, Inc., a leading provider of network assurance solutions for the telecommunications and utilities industries, announced today that Steven Furr has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Furr brings over 25 years of corporate finance, strategic planning and commercial support experience in the technology sector.
“I had the privilege of working with Steve at Ocular Networks and Rivulet Communications, and I am thrilled that he will be joining our executive team. Steve is an experienced CFO who brings strong strategic leadership skills to our company. I am confident that he will be instrumental in our next phase of growth and expansion,” said Ed Kennedy, President and CEO of Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
Furr comes from a diverse technological background having held various financial leadership roles with companies such as Sprint International, Global One, Alcatel USA and VeriSign. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Finance for Global Integrated Security Inc.
Furr is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
About Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
Founded in 1988, Tollgrade Communications, Inc. is a diversified, global provider of network service assurance solutions for the broadband and electric power industries. With a longstanding tradition of leadership and innovation, Tollgrade delivers flexible solutions that enhance the reliability and operational efficiency of a service provider’s network.
With its global footprint, Tollgrade analyzes some of the largest networks around the world. The company strives to continuously develop and integrate product and service offerings to deliver cost-effective solutions to broadband and utility operators – optimizing their customer’s experience, while reducing the cost of network operations.
Tollgrade is a wholly owned subsidiary of Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm based in San Francisco. For more information, visit Tollgrade online at http://www.tollgrade.com.
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Tollgrade Media Contact:
Anne-Laure Leroyer, Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
PH. (703)707-4588; aleroyer(at)tollgrade(dot)com