Michael Pangia, a veteran of more than 20 years service with Nortel, is the new chief sales officer for .

Harris Stratex (Nasdaq: HSTX) provides wireless and broadband network solutions.

Pangia most recently served as vice president for global sales operations and strategy at Nortel. He also was Nortel’s Asia region president.

"The key to our continued growth is to expand our presence in existing and emerging markets with our diverse portfolio of mobile broadband solutions," said Harris Stratex Chief Executive Officer Harald Braun. "Michael’s deep experience in the mobile telecom industry and successful track record in driving operational excellence will enable us to quickly execute on new opportunities and deliver increasing value to our customers."

Pangia earned a master’s degree in business from the University of Toronto and an undergraduate degree in commerce at the University of Windsor.