SONUS NETWORKS,INC. (NASDAQ:SONS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On and effective October31, 2017, the Board of Directors of Sonus Networks,Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Matthew Thaler as the Company’s General Counsel and Secretary. Mr.Thaler, 37, has been a member of the legal team at the Company’s predecessor entity (now known as Sonus,Inc.) since 2011, serving most recently as Deputy General Counsel. Prior to that, Mr.Thaler was an associate at the law firms of Goodwin Procter LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP. Mr.Thaler fills the vacancy created by Jeffrey M. Snider’s departure, effective October31, 2017, from his position as the Company’s Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr.Snider will continue to be employed by the Company to assist with the transition of his duties through December31, 2017, and thereafter will provide consulting services to the Company on an as-needed basis to a consulting agreement dated October31, 2017 and attached hereto as an exhibit.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.