JDSU Appoints Rex Jackson Chief Financial Officer

JDSU Appoints Rex Jackson Chief Financial Officer 
Names Susan Spradley Senior Vice President and General Manager of
Communications Test and Measurement Business Segment 
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 --  JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU)
(TSX: JDU) today announced two executive appointments, naming Rex
Jackson as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and
Susan Spradley as senior vice president with responsibility for the
development and management of the company's communications test and
measurement product portfolio.  
Jackson reports to Tom Waechter, JDSU's president and chief executive
officer, and has served as acting CFO since September 2012. He joined
JDSU two years ago as senior vice president, Business Services, with
responsibility for several corporate functions, including Information
Technology, where he has driven significant operational improvements.
Jackson brings strong financial management experience to the company.
Prior to JDSU, he served as executive vice president and chief
financial officer at Symyx Technologies, where he led the company's
acquisition of MDL Information Systems and subsequent merger with
Accelrys. Jackson also served as acting CFO at Synopsys and held
executive positions with Avago, AdForce and Read-Rite.  
"Rex's strong performance as acting CFO and his deep knowledge of the
company's strategy to drive profitable growth -- combined with his
prior experience as a public company CFO -- make him an excellent
choice for this key leadership position," said Waechter.  
Susan Spradley joins JDSU as senior vice president and general
manager of the Communications Test and Measurement (CommTest)
business segment. Reporting to David Heard, CommTest's president, she
is responsible for the development and management of the
communications test product portfolio, including instruments, probes,
software applications and service assurance solutions. Spradley
brings more than 20 years of telecommunications industry experience
to JDSU, serving in executive positions at Nokia Siemens Networks and
Nortel. Spradley was appointed by the President of the United States
to serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory
Committee and is chair of a White House and National Science
Foundation initiative, called U.S
. Ignite, to promote U.S. leadership
in developing applications and services for broadband and
software-defined networks.  
"Sue brings unique experience and strong relationships with the
world's leading network equipment manufacturers and service providers
to JDSU," said Heard. "She is ideally suited to advance our
communications test growth strategy as we transition from traditional
test and measurement to providing an integrated portfolio of
instruments and software for the enablement of networks, services and
Learn more about Sue Spradley in this recent video interview. 
About JDSU
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highest-value networks in the world. Our diverse technology portfolio
also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers
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