IGEN Networks Corporation is Pleased to Announce the Appointment of Neil G. Chan as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

VANCOUVER, Sept. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Mr. Chan is a career technologist who has pioneered the early adoption of disruptive technologies in more than 45 countries over the last 30 years.  From start-up to $400M in annual revenues, Mr. Chan has led and created the best-in-class sales, marketing, and service organizations during the development of wireless data infrastructure, mobile content, Software-as-a-Service for commercial fleets, and HFC broadband infrastructure.   Mr. Chan led the first technology transfer initiative between Canada and Mainland China on behalf of Spar Aerospace and Gandalf Technologies Inc., during the mid-1980s along with training, product marketing and sales responsibilities for growing Gandalf's export markets; shortly after Mr. Chan was recruited to Motorola Inc., to lead the product marketing of the industry's first mobile data solutions for public safety, taxi, utility, and field service markets.  Mr. Chan led Motorola's initiative to expand into public data networks throughout the Asia Pacific region during the 1990s and subsequently was promoted to Managing Director to lead the expansion of HFC data and voice broadband networks throughout the region.  In the spring of 2000, Mr. Chan joined Airvana Inc., to lead business development for the early adoption of CDMA-based broadband wireless networks which today continue to serve millions of users throughout North America and Latin America.  Most recently, Mr. Chan led worldwide sales and marketing of fleet management services for WebTech Wireless Inc., that contributed five years of record growth and industry leadership across government and transportation markets.  Mr. Chan has served on the Executive Review Board of Royal Roads University and continues to mentor and support early stage technology companies.  Mr. Chan is Chairman and CEO of the privately-held Gogiro Internet Group.   "I'm delighted with the opportunity to work with the IGEN team.  The opportunity to connect communities with broadband infrastructure and services is enormous, especially with developing nations and rural communities.  Our vision to integrate all the components that make broadband infrastructure and services compelling is unique and powerful.  Closing the last mile via licensed or unlicensed spectrum, full motion video content, compelling applications, and affordable digital voice services,  IGEN will integrate and create value with our in-house expertise, strategic product relationships, and service providers located in many of our target markets" said Neil G. Chan, CEO., IGEN Networks Corporation.

IGEN Chairman Bob Nealon states:  "The entire IGEN team is excited and very proud that Neil has agreed to take the helm at IGEN.  We are confident that his experience and talent will move IGEN strategically forward into the international technology marketplace as an unparalleled leader among the broadband world competition." About IGEN Networks Corporation (IGEN: OTCBB) IGEN Networks Corporation is a technology holding company committed to improving the quality of life of our global communities through the integration of technology.

SOURCE iGen Networks Corp.

For further information:

Ron W. Loudoun
Market Awareness and Administration
Email: info@igen-networks.com

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