Dex One has hired a 30-year veteran of the technology and telecommunications industry as its new CEO and president.
Alfred T. Mockett takes charge of the Cary yellow pages publisher on Sept. 13. He will also join the company's board of directors at that time.
He replaces David Swanson who retired from the company in May.
Mockett's resume includes stints as president of Memorex Telex, a senior manager at BT Group (formerly British Telecom), chairman and CEO of American Management Systems and chairman and CEO of Motive Inc., which provides software management services to communications companies. While at Motive he helped arrange a sale of the company to Alcatel-Lucent.
Salary information is not yet available but Mockett was given 200,000 shares of restricted stock, options on 200,000 more shares with a strike price of $9.75 and premium-priced options on another 600,000 shares with strike prices of $15, $23 and $32.