Martin L. Christmas Named Vice President of Asia-Pacific Sales, Western Multiplex

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Western Multiplex Corporation

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 Western Multiplex Corporation (Nasdaq:   WMUX), a leading provider of high
 capacity, point-to-point fixed-wireless connectivity solutions, today
 announced that Martin L. Christmas has joined its management team as Vice
 President of Asia-Pacific Sales.
     Reporting to Fred Corsentino, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales,
 Christmas is responsible for the management of the existing Malaysia and China
 offices. Additionally, he is responsible for the expanding wireless, service
 provider and enterprise opportunities for the Asia-Pacific market, which
 includes Japan, China, N.E. Asia, S.E. Asia, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and
 India.
     "Martin brings an extensive knowledge of the Asia-Pacific market, which
 will be a tremendous asset as we continue our global expansion," Corsentino
 said. "His experience in the region and in our focused market segments will be
 very valuable to our partners and customers as well."
     Mr. Christmas joins the company with extensive experience in worldwide
 telecommunications equipment sales. Prior to joining Western Multiplex,
 Christmas served as Regional Sales Director, Shasta IP-Nortel Networks, a
 global Internet and communications company where he was responsible for
 establishing a presence and integrating the channel, marketing and sales
 aspects for the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Nortel Networks, Christmas
 held executive management positions for Bay Networks. Christmas has also held
 various international sales positions with Network Solutions, Australia, Micom
 Borer, Saudi Arabia and Hewlett-Packard, U.K.
     Mr. Christmas holds a Higher National Certificate in Electrical
 Engineering from Slough Polytechnic.
 
     About Western Multiplex
     Western Multiplex Corporation is a leader in high capacity, point-to-point
 fixed-wireless communication systems used by Internet Service Providers,
 telecommunications carriers and corporations worldwide. The company's
 fixed-wireless telco and IP based systems address the growing need of service
 providers and end-users to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy high-speed
 communication networks for mobile communication backhaul, fiber extension,
 multi-tenant/multi-dwelling unit Internet access, enterprise, government and
 education campus connectivity and enable last mile access.  The company's
 website is:  www.wmux.com. For customer information, call toll free
 866-WMUX.COM (866-968-9266). For the Western Multiplex Investor Information
 Service, call toll free at 877-9WMUX-IR (877-996-8947).
 
     Safe Harbor
     This release contains forward-looking statements including statements
 related to the plans and objectives of management for future operations, and
 statements as to the Company's future economic performance, financial
 condition or results of operations. The company's actual results could differ
 materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements as a
 result of a number of factors, including, but not limited to, technological
 innovation in wireless communications markets, the availability and the price
 of raw materials and components used in the Company's products, and the demand
 for our wireless systems and products, acceptance of our new products, as well
 as factors described in the Company's filings with the Securities & Exchange
 Commission, which can be accessed at www.sec.gov. Readers of this release are
 cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.
 
 

SOURCE Western Multiplex Corporation
    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 Western Multiplex Corporation (Nasdaq:   WMUX), a leading provider of high
 capacity, point-to-point fixed-wireless connectivity solutions, today
 announced that Martin L. Christmas has joined its management team as Vice
 President of Asia-Pacific Sales.
     Reporting to Fred Corsentino, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales,
 Christmas is responsible for the management of the existing Malaysia and China
 offices. Additionally, he is responsible for the expanding wireless, service
 provider and enterprise opportunities for the Asia-Pacific market, which
 includes Japan, China, N.E. Asia, S.E. Asia, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and
 India.
     "Martin brings an extensive knowledge of the Asia-Pacific market, which
 will be a tremendous asset as we continue our global expansion," Corsentino
 said. "His experience in the region and in our focused market segments will be
 very valuable to our partners and customers as well."
     Mr. Christmas joins the company with extensive experience in worldwide
 telecommunications equipment sales. Prior to joining Western Multiplex,
 Christmas served as Regional Sales Director, Shasta IP-Nortel Networks, a
 global Internet and communications company where he was responsible for
 establishing a presence and integrating the channel, marketing and sales
 aspects for the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Nortel Networks, Christmas
 held executive management positions for Bay Networks. Christmas has also held
 various international sales positions with Network Solutions, Australia, Micom
 Borer, Saudi Arabia and Hewlett-Packard, U.K.
     Mr. Christmas holds a Higher National Certificate in Electrical
 Engineering from Slough Polytechnic.
 
     About Western Multiplex
     Western Multiplex Corporation is a leader in high capacity, point-to-point
 fixed-wireless communication systems used by Internet Service Providers,
 telecommunications carriers and corporations worldwide. The company's
 fixed-wireless telco and IP based systems address the growing need of service
 providers and end-users to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy high-speed
 communication networks for mobile communication backhaul, fiber extension,
 multi-tenant/multi-dwelling unit Internet access, enterprise, government and
 education campus connectivity and enable last mile access.  The company's
 website is:  www.wmux.com. For customer information, call toll free
 866-WMUX.COM (866-968-9266). For the Western Multiplex Investor Information
 Service, call toll free at 877-9WMUX-IR (877-996-8947).
 
     Safe Harbor
     This release contains forward-looking statements including statements
 related to the plans and objectives of management for future operations, and
 statements as to the Company's future economic performance, financial
 condition or results of operations. The company's actual results could differ
 materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements as a
 result of a number of factors, including, but not limited to, technological
 innovation in wireless communications markets, the availability and the price
 of raw materials and components used in the Company's products, and the demand
 for our wireless systems and products, acceptance of our new products, as well
 as factors described in the Company's filings with the Securities & Exchange
 Commission, which can be accessed at www.sec.gov. Readers of this release are
 cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.
 
 SOURCE  Western Multiplex Corporation