Tricia Hosek, president and general manager of the Switching Solutions Group at Tekelec, has quit.

The telecommunications gear manufacturer announced Hosek’s resignation on Wednesday evening. She will be leaving the company in April to pursue other opportunities, Tekelec said.

Hosek, a former executive with Siemens, joined Tekelec in October of 2004.

“I would like to thank Tricia for her contributions and wish her well in her future endeavors,” said Frank Plastina, the new president and chief executive officer of Tekelec.