Edward Kennedy is named as president and CEO of CENX

Natalie Bannerman
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CENX name former CEO of Tollgrade Communications, Edward Kennedy as its new CEO and president.

CENX announced the appointment of Edward Kennedy as its new president and CEO. Kennedy has over 30 years of leadership experience having held executive positions at numerous telecommunications companies.

His most recent role was as CEO and president of Tollgrade Communications. 

"I am very excited to lead the outstanding team that CENX has assembled," said Kennedy. "Service providers are contending with escalating demand and increasingly complex networks. CENX is uniquely positioned to help them address these challenges at scale by fundamentally changing the way service providers view the network," said Kennedy. 

Kennedy will oversee the company's organisational and functional development as it continues to meet demand, however his main focus will be on: expanding CENX’s reach into global markets, growing their software business through strategic partnerships and ensure CENX continues to establish itself as a supplier to the world's biggest telecommunication companies.

Sean Dalton, chairman of the board at CENX commented on the new appointment saying: "We are very excited to welcome Ed as the new President and CEO of CENX. Having spent more than 30 years building global networks, Ed has an extensive understanding of the service provider landscape and appreciates the importance of having real-time actionable network intelligence." 

“His experience gives him the unique industry insight that CENX was looking for in order to further reinforce its leadership position in the telecommunications software market."