Calix has appointed Andy Lockhart as senior vice president of international sales and marketing.
The position is new. In fact, Lockhart will be charged with establishing an international business for Calix.
He joins Calix from Cisco, where for more than 20 years he has launched and managed many of Cisco's largest international operations. He is credited with founding Cisco Japan, building Cisco's Asia Pacific partner network, establishing Cisco's U.K. Sales operation and launching Cisco's European Service Provider organization.
"We are excited to have an executive with Andy's outstanding track record join Calix to lead our global growth strategy and execution," said Carl Russo, president and CEO of Calix. "International expansion is the next phase in growth for Calix, and Andy brings deep experience in implementing and building successful operations worldwide."