WalkAbout Computers, Inc. Names CEO

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from WalkAbout Computers, Inc.

    SINGER ISLAND, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WalkAbout Computers, Inc., a
 leader in rugged tablet computing, announced today that David Grainger has
 been named Chief Executive Officer.
     Robb Matzner, Chairman of WalkAbout Computers, Inc., said, "Dave has all
 of the proven operational skill sets and customer focused leadership the
 company needs through the long term.  We strongly believe that Dave's
 experience and capabilities are exactly what we now need to position, manage
 and grow our company in accordance with our overall strategic plan."
     Dave's extensive background includes a successful track record as an
 officer and Senior Vice President with PictureTel, Xerox and Digital Equipment
 Corporation.  He is a graduate from Algonquin Institute of Technology and a
 Harvard University PMD graduate.
 
     About WalkAbout Computers
     WalkAbout Computers, Inc. designs and manufactures highly reliable, easy
 to operate tablet computers used by mobile workers in demanding environments
 such as utilities, telecommunications, transportation, warehousing and public
 safety/EMS.  WalkAbout Computers, Inc. is a privately held corporation
 headquartered in Singer Island, Florida, with manufacturing facilities in West
 Palm Beach, FL.  WalkAbout Computers sells its products through certified
 resellers throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia.  Additional
 information can be found on WalkAbout's web site at
 http://www.WalkAbout-comp.com.
 
 

SOURCE WalkAbout Computers, Inc.
    SINGER ISLAND, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WalkAbout Computers, Inc., a
 leader in rugged tablet computing, announced today that David Grainger has
 been named Chief Executive Officer.
     Robb Matzner, Chairman of WalkAbout Computers, Inc., said, "Dave has all
 of the proven operational skill sets and customer focused leadership the
 company needs through the long term.  We strongly believe that Dave's
 experience and capabilities are exactly what we now need to position, manage
 and grow our company in accordance with our overall strategic plan."
     Dave's extensive background includes a successful track record as an
 officer and Senior Vice President with PictureTel, Xerox and Digital Equipment
 Corporation.  He is a graduate from Algonquin Institute of Technology and a
 Harvard University PMD graduate.
 
     About WalkAbout Computers
     WalkAbout Computers, Inc. designs and manufactures highly reliable, easy
 to operate tablet computers used by mobile workers in demanding environments
 such as utilities, telecommunications, transportation, warehousing and public
 safety/EMS.  WalkAbout Computers, Inc. is a privately held corporation
 headquartered in Singer Island, Florida, with manufacturing facilities in West
 Palm Beach, FL.  WalkAbout Computers sells its products through certified
 resellers throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia.  Additional
 information can be found on WalkAbout's web site at
 http://www.WalkAbout-comp.com.
 
 SOURCE  WalkAbout Computers, Inc.