13 February 2018
Oclaro hires Jankovic from Celestica to replace Optical Connectivity president Yves LeMaitre, promoted to chief strategy officer
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Oclaro Inc of San Jose, CA, USA (which provides components, modules and subsystems for optical communications) has promoted its Optical Connectivity president Yves LeMaitre to chief strategy officer.
Consequently, Walter F. Jankovic has been hired as president, Optical Connectivity. Previously, at design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions company Celestica Inc, he served in financial and operational roles at the Cisco Global business unit from June 2005 to December 2008; as VP & general manager from January 2009 to April 2012; as senior VP, Communications and ISP Markets from May 2012 to December 2016; and as senior VP, Advanced Industrial and Health Tech Markets from December 2016. Prior to Celestica, he served in financial roles at Nortel Networks from July 1992 to December 2004.
Jankovic began his career at Deloitte & Touche in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Chartered Accountancy from the University of Waterloo in Canada and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant in Canada.