SOURCE: ZyXEL Communications Inc.

ZyXEL Communications Inc.

September 19, 2011 08:00 ET

Gordon Yang Named President of ZyXEL Communications

Communications Technology Veteran Will Accelerate ZyXEL's Worldwide Growth

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, today announced Gordon Yang as President of ZyXEL Communications, effective immediately. Yang will be responsible for leading the company's business direction, strategy and execution to continue ZyXEL's growth and momentum. The appointment was approved by the Board of Directors in July.

Yang joined ZyXEL in 1996 as President of its US operations. Previously he operated California-based Zero One Networking, Inc., the main distributor for ZyXEL modems in the US. ZyXEL acquired Zero One and Yang went on to hold numerous executive responsibilities with ZyXEL, ranging from product and solution development, to operational supervision, to channel business expansion. He most recently served as President of ZyXEL's European Regional Business for three years.

In his new appointment, Yang will continue to lead new ZyXEL initiatives, spanning products, solutions, services and marketing activities. His goal is to develop solutions and programs that continue to create value for ZyXEL's customers and position the company for long-term success. Yang received his MBA degree from the Graduate School of Claremont University in 1991.

"Gordon is an astute and creative executive who understands all phases of our technology and has the business acumen to lead and grow the company," said Dr Shun-I Chu, ZyXEL's Chairman of the Board. "Through his personal experience of living and working in the United States, Europe and Asia, he offers in-depth understanding of the unique markets we serve."

"This is a wonderful opportunity," said Yang. "Dr. Chu and the employees of ZyXEL have developed innovative products for more than two decades. I look forward to working with the team to help lead ZyXEL into the future of communications."

ZyXEL Communications Corp.

Twenty-one year old ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies like wireless, security, Powerline, Ethernet and xDSL, ZyXEL offers integrated network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets. The company recently introduced its Aerobeam line of products designed for the home entertainment enthusiast.

ZyXEL's North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California. http://www.us.zyxel.com.

Contact Information

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    Jake Sailana
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