BILLERICA, Mass. and HERZELIYA, Israel -- Voltaire Ltd. (NASDAQ: VOLT), a leading provider of grid backbone solutions for the data center, today announced that Patrick Guay, the Company's Senior Vice President of Marketing, has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President of Global Sales, and General Manager of US-based Voltaire, Inc., replacing Mark Favreau who is retiring.
Guay brings over 20 years of industry experience to his new role as Voltaire's Executive Vice President, Global Sales, and General Manager of Voltaire, Inc. His extensive background includes ten years at 3Com Corporation where he served as Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Vice President and General Manager, LAN Infrastructure Division. While at 3Com, Guay managed the company's largest business unit, with over 450 employees and $700 million in annual sales, and was responsible for marketing, product management, and engineering of data switching, security, and wireless solutions.
"Since joining Voltaire, Patrick has been responsible for developing and successfully executing the company's marketing, product and partnership strategies, which are aligned with Voltaire's leadership and growth objectives," said Ronnie Kenneth, Chairman and CEO of Voltaire. "As the Executive Vice President of Global Sales, and head of our US operations, he will have the opportunity to further leverage his broad industry experience to drive company growth and organization structure."