March 29, 2017
On the management front, Germain handpicked Philippe Morin to replace him as CEO in April 2017. Philippe, who has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom industry, was initially appointed EXFO’s Chief Operating Officer in November 2015. Before that, Philippe was Senior Vice-President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations at Ciena, and he also held senior management positions at Nortel Networks.
As Executive Chairman, Germain remains actively involved in defining the company’s growth initiatives and corporate governance practices.