WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced three new members to its 2014 board of directors, including two substitutions and the addition of a new member. Nokia's Executive Vice President of the North American Market for Networks Rick Corker and Ingram Micro North America Mobility's President Bashar Nejdawi will join the board as large supplier representatives, while DoCoMo Pacific's President and CEO Jonathan Kriegel will serve as a carrier representative.
Due to the recent acquisition of Nokia's handset division, Corker replaces Nokia, Inc.s Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Americas Matt Rothschild, while Kriegel replaces former DoCoMo Pacific's President and CEO Jay Shedd. Ingram Micro Mobility is a new member company to CTIA.
They will each serve on the board for the remainder of the year.
"Ricky, Bashar and Jonathan are welcomed additions to our board since each has a unique perspective on the issues that are most important to the wireless industry, such as securing more licensed spectrum and enacting sensible and clear wireless user tax policies," said Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association