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ADTRAN appoints Tony Melone, previously CTO at Verizon, to board
Announced Date: 2/9/2016 Published Date: 2/22/2016

ADTRAN announced the appointment of Anthony J. (Tony) Melone as a director, filling a previously existing vacancy, with a term until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders.

Mr. Melone has 32 years of telecommunications experience, including operations and engineering positions of increasing responsibility. He served as EVP of Verizon Communications and as its CTO to 2014, where he was responsible for the global technology roadmap. He also has served as VP of network operations and staff VP of network planning and administration.

Mr. Melone currently serves on the board of directors for Crown Castle International.

Mr. Melone holds a BSc degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University and a MSc degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.