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CSG appoints Rajan Naik to board

CSG has appointed Rajan Naik to its board of directors. Mr. Naik currently serves as chief strategy and innovation officer for Motorola Solutions, where he is responsible for the corporate strategy organization, chief technology office, venture capital portfolio and competitive and market intelligence.

Prior to joining Motorola Solutions, Mr. Naik held the roles of chief strategy officer at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and partner at McKinsey & Company in the technology, media and telecommunications practice.

Mr. Naik also serves on the board of directors for Sonim Technologies.

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