Bayly Communications Inc. Announces New President/CEO

New President/CEO takes the helm of communications innovator

TORONTO and ALAMEDA, CA, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Bayly Communications Inc., a recognized leader in the design and implementation of innovative and reliable network solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joe Chesham to the position of President and CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Chesham succeeds Tracy Sutherland, Bayly's outgoing President, who will remain on Bayly's Board of Directors. During the past three years, Bayly has realized tremendous growth, both organically and through the acquisition of Coastcom in 2008.

"We believe that Joe is ideally suited to drive the next phase in the Company's growth. Joe has a very successful track record at building and mentoring high performance teams. His unique combination of corporate and entrepreneurial background along with his strategic sales, marketing, and general management experience will make an immediate impact on Bayly's operations," states Tracy Sutherland. "Joe will focus on building and executing effective sales and marketing strategies for both direct and indirect channels along with managing product strategy and the operations side of the business. Joe will be an incredible asset to Bayly as we continue to grow on our past successes."

Mr. Chesham will be responsible for the strategic direction of the company, and specifically all matters relating to the company's performance including global sales, marketing, production, engineering, operations, and finance. Mr. Chesham has over 20 years of successful experience in operational leadership positions with a proven ability to drive employee engagement while improving customer satisfaction and business results. Mr. Chesham spent 16 years with Rogers Communications where he held numerous senior executive positions within the Cable, Telecom, and Wireless divisions. Mr. Chesham also serves as President and Board Chair for Second Harvest, a Toronto based not-for-profit organization.

About Bayly Communications Inc.

Bayly Communications is a premier manufacturer and supplier of metro/access telecom solutions connecting voice, data, video, and IP services to public and private networks. As a recognized leader in making complex communications simpler with local representation supporting over 70 countries across 5 continents, Bayly has been bringing networks together with a global clientele for decades. Bayly is regarded as the practical solution with ease of installation and use for wireless carriers, traditional telecom, oil/gas pipeline companies, utility service providers, transportation companies and government public safety and security agencies. Bayly provides PDH and SDH telecom access solutions including multiplexer/channel-banks for Teleprotection/IP/SCADA requirements over copper/fiber/microwave, protected E1/E3 networks for resiliency and disaster recovery, Ethernet and integrated voice, data, and SCADA interfaces in cost effective solutions and intelligent remote site gateway equipment for security, remote monitoring, alarms, and control.

Bayly enables the networks of the world's most successful companies

SOURCE BAYLY COMMUNICATIONS

For further information: For further information: please contact: Jodie Ide, Director of Marketing and Sales Support, jide@bayly.com, T. 510-995-3108, F. 510-523-6150, www.bayly.com

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