WINNIPEG, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. ("Craig Wireless" or the "Company") (TSX: CWG) today named Rod Vandenbos as the Company's Chief Strategist, effective immediately.
Mr. Vandenbos has over 21 years of technology leadership experience and for over five years has been involved with the Company, first as a consultant to Craig Wireless Palm Springs Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, and then from June 9, 2009 to the date of the change in title announced today, he held the office of President of Craig Wireless.
"With this new title, Rod will be given the ability and flexibility to devote his time and attention to both short and long term opportunities - both domestically and globally - and will allow him to focus on the areas where he can best serve the Company", said Mr. T. Boyd Craig, Co-CEO of Craig Wireless. Mr. Craig added "The title more closely aligns with Mr. Vandenbos' role and responsibilities to date, and also aligns more closely with the role and titles of his contemporaries in the telecom industry. He will continue to work directly with Drew Craig, Co-CEO, and myself to create, communicate, execute and sustain the Company's strategic initiatives."
Boyd Craig and Drew Craig continue in their roles as Co-chief Executive Officers of the Company.
About Craig Wireless Systems Ltd.:
Craig Wireless Systems and its affiliates (collectively, the "CWS Group") offer a broad range of telecommunications services, including, broadband internet access, television programming delivery, business connectivity solutions, hosting, security and telecommunications solutions. Through certain members of the CWS Group, Craig Wireless holds or leases licenses for spectrum in the 2.5 GHz, 2.6 GHz or 3.5 GHz bands in the provinces of Manitoba and British Columbia, Canada, Riverside County in Southern California (United States) and in Greece. The CWS Group also has spectrum interests in Norway and New Zealand. Spectrum in these ranges is effective for delivery of point-to-multipoint signals, possesses robust bandwidth capability and supports emerging WiMAX-based applications, including portable and mobile applications. For more information: www.craigwireless.com
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