Advanced Fibre Communications
said Greg S. Steele, the chief operating officer and senior vice president, will leave the company June 30, after indicating that he wants to spend more time with his family.
Steele joined Advanced Fibre in 1994 as director of operations. The company, which is based in Petaluma, Calif., will evaluate both internal and external candidates to replace Steele as senior vice president of operations.
The broadband access products maker doesn't plan to fill the position of chief operating officer at this time.