MONTREAL, July 30 /CNW Telbec/ - SR Telecom & Co., a subsidiary of the
Canadian Telecom holding "Groupe Lagassé", has appointed Mr. Serge Legris as
its new President and COO.
"Mr Legris' experience and knowledge of the market will provide
SR Telecom & Co. with the leadership to continue to expand and accelerate the
growth of the business," said Louis Lagassé, Chairman of Groupe Lagassé. "I am
looking forward to working with him to build off the successful integration of
SR Telecom with Groupe Lagassé to continue to provide innovative solutions
that meet the needs of our current and future customers in the Broadband
"I am very enthusiastic about the challenges in front of us and the
opportunities to provide comprehensive and proven WiMAX solutions to our
existing and new customers around the world", stated Serge Legris, President
and COO of SR Telecom & Co. "These opportunities will not only contribute to
our growth but also establish strong relationships with our customers." Prior
to his appointment as President and COO, Mr. Legris was Vice-President
Marketing for SR Telecom Inc. Mr Legris brings over 18 years of experience in
marketing, business strategy and business development in the telecommunication
"I am also pleased to announce that Serge Fortin, former President and
CEO of SR Telecom & Co., will assume the role of vice chairman of SR Telecom &
Co. and continue to provide his expertise and knowledge of the market to
contribute to the ongoing success of SR Telecom", said Louis Lagassé, Chairman
of Groupe Lagassé.
SR Telecom & Co. recently announced its newest product, a unique
WiMAX-based solution in the 10.5 GHz licensed band, which has generated
significant interest from customers around the world.
About SR Telecom & Co.
SR Telecom & Co, S.E.C. is a leader in delivering innovative broadband
wireless access (BWA) solutions that enable service providers to efficiently
deploy quality voice, Internet and next-generation services in urban, suburban
and remote areas. The Company actively promotes standards-based BWA networking
through its role as a principal member of the WiMAX Forum. SR Telecom & Co. is
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Groupe Lagassé. For additional information, visit
the Company's website at www.srtelecom.com.
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About Groupe Lagassé
Groupe Lagassé is an internationally diversified group providing
state-of-the-art technologies and solutions for secure networking and
communications for businesses and consumers. Activities span the development
and sale of secure IP communications products (hardware, software and
technologies), engineering and electronic manufacturing services, value-added
integration services, CRM services and automated mass communication solutions
and services. Generating annual revenues in excess of 200 million dollars in
2007, Groupe Lagassé has operations in Europe and North America and employs
over 1,300 people worldwide. For more information about Groupe Lagassé:
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