Syndeo Adds New Exec Faces


Soft-switch technology provider Syndeo Corp. has a new executive crew at the

The company's board has appointed new members to its management team,
including a new CEO.

The board has appointed John Vaughan to the helm, taking over for Syndeo
cofounder Ted Griggs. Griggs will in turn take over as board chairman.

Vaughan comes to Syndeo after a stint as CEO of Cinta Networks, and he is a
former president of global sales and service at Tellabs Inc.

Syndeo also added cable veteran David Van Valkenburg to its board.

Now chairman of CEO-counseling firm A.J. Balfour & Associates Inc., Van
Valkenburg is no stranger to cable, having served as CEO of British MSO Telewest
Communications plc, as well as executive positions with MediaOne Group Inc. and
Cox Communications Inc.