SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced today the election of nine small carrier representatives and eight supplier representatives to its board of directors. Announced at the annual industry trade show CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™, these members will join the 35-member board and serve for a one year term starting January 1, 2011.
The newly-elected board members representing small carriers are: Charlie Townsend, general partner of Aloha Partners; Ron Smith, president of Bluegrass Cellular; Wirt Yerger, manager at Cavalier Wireless; Pat Riordan, president and CEO of Cellcom; Dallas Clement, executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Cox Communications; Greg Klimek, vice president and general manager of Mohave Wireless; Johnie Johnson, CEO of Nex-Tech Wireless; Bob Dawson, president and CEO of SouthernLINC Wireless; and Ed Evans, CEO of Stelera Wireless.
Newly-elected members representing other supplier representatives are: Bret Comolli, chairman at Asurion; Andy Lees, senior vice president of mobile communications business at Microsoft; Ken Denman, CEO of Openwave Systems; Philip Christopher, president and CEO of Personal Communications Devices; Marty Beard, president of Sybase 365; Tony Holcombe, president and CEO of Syniverse Technologies; E.Y. Snowden, president and CEO of Tatara Systems; and Maurice Tose, president and CEO of TeleCommunications Systems.
"As our industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, we are looking forward to working with some of the best wireless industry leaders. Their diverse experiences and understanding about this highly innovative and competitive sector will be a great asset to CTIA and its member companies," said Steve Largent, president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association.
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, DC.
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