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Harmonic makes management changes

Technology provider Harmonic has named Peter Alexander as senior vice-president, and chief marketing officer and Krishnan Padmanabhan as senior vice-president of products.

Alexander and Padmanabhan will lead Harmonic’s efforts to accelerate its success in broadcast and IP-based video production, playout, and all delivery service provider markets.

Alexander was previously vice-president of worldwide field marketing at Cisco Systems. Padmanabhan was previously vice-president and general manager of the manageability and ecosystem integration business unit at NetApp, where his organisation focused on storage management solutions.

Nimrod Ben-Natan, who previously led product marketing, solutions, and strategy at Harmonic, will head its new edge and access business unit as senior vice-president and general manager, overseeing R&D and product management for Harmonic’s edge and access products, including its emerging CCAP initiative.

Joining Harmonic’s board is Mitzi Reaugh, senior vice-president, strategy and business development at Miramax, a leading independent film and television studio.