Mark Weinswig named VP, Interim CFO for Avanex
Avanex Corporation of Fremont, Calif., a manufacturer of telecommunication components for next-generation optical networks, announced that Mark Weinswig has been named vice president, finance and treasurer, and interim chief financial officer. Weinswig was previously with Coherent, provider of lasers for commercial and scientific applications, since January 2006, most recently as director and business unit controller. From 2000-2006 he worked at Avanex as vice president, financial planning and business development. He previously was at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter’s Institutional Equity Research Group in New York, where he focused on the telecommunications equipment industry, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor.