MONTREAL, Aug. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - TerreStar Solutions CEO Andre Tremblay is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dan Mead, an internationally-respected executive in the field of wireless, to the company's board of directors.
Mr. Mead recently announced his retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless company in the United States.
He spent 37 years with Verizon, having been one of the founding senior executives of Verizon Wireless. He oversaw the company's growth, financial performance and public policy advocacy, playing a leading role in its rise to becoming a dominant player in the USA.
Mr. Mead is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTIA, the wireless industry's national trade organization, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Penn State University.
"We are both proud and excited to have someone of Mr. Mead's stature joining our team," said TerreStar Solutions CEO Andre Tremblay.
"We are confident that his insights, which were crucial to the astonishing success of Verizon Wireless, will help TerreStar achieve our goal of delivering innovative integrated satellite and terrestrial wireless services in all regions of the country."
"I believe TerreStar is on a path to deploy much needed satellite and terrestrial wireless services in several underserved regions of Canada and I'm very happy to joining the Board of Directors," said Mr. Mead.
TerreStar Solutions is licensed by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to provide mobile satellite and cellular services to all Canadians, regardless of location. It is committed to deploy integrated satellite and terrestrial mobile services across the country to deliver the most adaptable and economically efficient mobile services to all Canadians.
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