ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Electronics, LLC (www.WilsonElectronics.com), manufacturer of North America's top-selling line of cellular signal boosters, announced today that Christopher Rutherford has joined Wilson Electronics, LLC, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing reporting to Robert Van Buskirk, President and CEO.
Most recently, Mr. Rutherford served as vice president of consumer electronics at Homedics, a supplier of innovative brands in an array of consumer health and wellness and electronics lifestyle categories. Homedics brand portfolio includes House of Marley, HMDX Audio and Powerbag. Prior experience for Mr. Rutherford featured senior sales and marketing roles at Imation, Logitech, and Creative Labs.
"We are delighted to have attracted someone with the depth and breadth of experience as Christopher to drive our expanding global sales and marketing efforts," said Mr. Van Buskirk. "Along with his proven track record in consumer electronics sales and retail marketing, Chris brings demonstrated leadership and management expertise that we can leverage to help drive Wilson Electronics through the next phase of profitable growth."
Mr. Rutherford added the following statement about joining the company:
"I am tremendously excited to join Wilson Electronics. In its position as the market leader in cellular signal boosters, the company is poised to capture a disproportionate share of the accelerating domestic and global demand for fixed and mobile cellular boosters for use in consumer, enterprise and industrial applications around the world. Consumers and businesses throughout the world are seeking enhanced fixed and mobile broadband connectivity and improved access to cellular broadband services."
"I look forward to working with the Wilson Electronics team, and our sales and marketing partners, to dramatically increase the consumer awareness of our product solutions and to accelerate the global market demand for our industry leading products."
Mr. Rutherford holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University in Marketing and he currently resides in the Minneapolis, MN area.
ABOUT WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC
Wilson Electronics, LLC, a leader in the wireless communications industry for more than 40 years, designs and manufactures the industry's broadest product portfolio of cellular signal boosters, antennas and related components that significantly improve fixed and mobile cellular communication for use in consumer, enterprise and industrial applications worldwide. All Wilson products are designed, manufactured and tested at the company's U.S. headquarters. Wilson signal booster product solutions fully comply with FCC regulations and are FCC type accepted and Industry Canada (IC) certificated. For more information visit www.wilsonelectronics.com.
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