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ADTRAN appoints Roger Shannon, formerly at Mitsui company Steel Technologies, as CFO
Announced Date: 11/16/2015 Published Date: 11/24/2015

ADTRAN announced it has appointed Roger D. Shannon as its senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO).

Mr. Shannon has experience in leading financial organisations at large multi-national public companies, including financial expertise over a range of industries, geographies and financial conditions. In his new role, Mr. Shannon will oversee finance, investor relations, accounting, legal affairs and contracts, reporting directly to the company's CEO.

Prior to joining ADTRAN, Shannon served as CFO and treasurer at Steel Technologies, a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. and Nucor, also serving as its principal accounting officer. Prior to his tenure at Steel Technologies, Shannon directed global treasury for Brown-Forman.

Mr. Shannon holds a master's degree in business administration from the Terry Graduate School of Business at the University of Georgia and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Auburn University. He is a certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst.

Michael Foliano, who has served as interim CFO, will remain responsible for all manufacturing, supply chain and logistics functions, as well as ADTRAN's corporate IT, facilities and real estate functions as SVP of global operations.