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Meena Elliott is the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary of Aviat Networks, Inc.[NASDAQ:AVNW] where she is responsible for all global legal, compliance, business ethics and human resources matters for the company.
Meena is an experienced executive who brings an enterprise-wide, global approach to business challenges and opportunities faced by companies in various lifecycle stages and has a broad depth and breadth of experience in the technology, consumer goods, media and entertainment industries. Prior to joining Aviat Networks, she held various roles at Energizer and early-stage XM Satellite Radio in brand marketing holding profit and loss responsibility and in operations. She has handled challenging corporate issues while integrating strategy, evaluating enterprise risk, incorporating shareholder considerations and compliance matters.
Meena is a member of Aviat Networks’ six person executive management team, the Company’s management group, which sets corporate strategy, including assessing all potential corporate acquisitions and divestitures. She has helped lead Aviat Networks through a variety of extremely challenging situations, including circumstances surrounding the company’s potential delisting from the NASDAQ stock exchange stemming from various factors that included a forensic investigation and extended audit. Her leadership experience reflects her ability to manage crises situations and ask discerning questions to guide all stakeholders to successful resolutions. In addition, she is responsible for executive compensation, succession planning, talent attraction and retention and organizational development.
Through several years of working with the Aviat Networks’ Board and as advisory board member, Meena has developed expertise in corporate governance, executive compensation, succession planning and Board risk oversight. In addition to understanding the issues, her collaborative style and ability to understand the dynamics of various situations have been played a significant role in her success.
As a forward thinking executive, leader and strategist, she serves as an Advisory Board member for Enlight Research LLC and MobileNerd LLC. She graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in classics, and from Washington University in St. Louis with a juris doctor and master’s in business degrees.
Aviat Networks is a leading global provider of point-to-point wireless networking solutions, backed by an extensive suite of professional services and support. Aviat Networks, formerly known as Harris Stratex Networks, Inc., was formed in 2007 as a result of a merger of the Microwave Communications Division of Harris Corp. and Stratex Networks, Inc.