MRV Communications, a provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment, has appointed Stephen Garcia as chief financial officer (CFO) and Beth Arnold as vice president of finance. Garcia and Arnold replace Chris King and Blima Tuller, respectively. Garcia and Arnold were retained by the company through an agreement it entered into with Avant Advisory Group. They have been working closely with King, Tuller and the rest of the MRV finance staff during this transition period to prepare for assuming their new responsibilities.
Garcia has over 20 years of financial and executive management experience in a number of sectors, including telecommunications. With Avant, Garcia has acted in the capacity of CFO for other public and private companies. Arnold brings over 15 years of financial management experience. She is skilled in a number of industries, and is well-versed in SEC compliance and financial reporting.
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