July 12, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Tellabs appointed
Lawrence A. (Larry) Rieger
its acting chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately. Rieger succeeds
, who resigned to become chief financial officer at Westell.
"We're glad to add
to Tellabs' executive team," said
, Tellabs president and CEO. "Larry brings Tellabs deep expertise in finance, plus more than a decade of experience working with our finance team, so he can hit the ground running."
As a partner with Crowe Horwath LLP, Rieger has worked closely with Tellabs since 2003. At Crowe Horwath since 2002, Rieger previously served as the managing partner and CEO of Crowe Horwath Global Risk Consulting Service. [Editor's note: a photo of Rieger is available here:
At Arthur Andersen from 1973 to 2002, Rieger held a series of increasing responsible roles, including managing partner of internal audit services and managing partner assurance services. He holds a B.B.A. from
Wayne State University
, and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
from director – finance to vice president – finance and chief accounting officer. Miles joined Tellabs in 2005, bringing experience from UTStarcom, CommWorks, 3Com, U.S. Robotics and other companies. He holds a B.B.A. from
Loyola University Chicago
and an M.B.A. from
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
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