In prep for brand exit, JDSU reveals split companies’ exec rosters, microsites


As noted by Stephen Hardy for’s sister brand Lightwave, a chronicler of the fiber-optic telecommunications sphere: “JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) [reportedly] has established microsites for the two companies that will result from its planned split in the third quarter of this year. The sites, among other info, reveal the planned executive structure of the two emerging companies, as well as their respective logos.

Current JDSU staffers will form the leadership teams of the two companies, although in a few instances, those executives are recent hires. As previously announced, current JDSU head Thomas Waechter will lead Viavi Solutions, the new home for the company’s network and service enablement businesses and its optical security and performance products. Alan Lowe, president of JDSU’s Communications and Commercial Optical Products (CCOP) business unit, is CEO designate of the other company, Lumentum.