Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. Appoints New President
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. ("Craig Wireless" or the "Company") (TSX: CWG) is pleased to announce that its board of directors has
appointed Gary Birkland as President of the Company, effective
Mr. Birkland brings over 37 years of experience in the
telecommunications industry to this new role with Craig Wireless. Mr.
Birkland has been with the Company since February, 2011 and was most
recently appointed as Vice President of Operations in March, 2012. Mr.
Birkland was previously employed by Motorola, Inc. for 35 years in
varying positions, culminating as Director of Operations immediately
prior to joining Craig Wireless. Mr. Birkland holds a business degree
from National-Louis University.
"We are pleased to recognize Gary's dedication and ability by his
promotion to the position of President," said T. Boyd Craig, CEO and
director of Craig Wireless.
About Craig Wireless Systems Ltd.
Craig Wireless and its affiliates (collectively, the "CWS Group") offer a broad range of telecommunications services, including,
broadband internet access, business connectivity solutions, hosting,
security and telecommunications solutions. Through certain members of
the CWS Group, Craig Wireless holds or leases licenses for spectrum in
the 2.5 GHz, 2.6 GHz or 3.5 GHz bands in Riverside County in Southern
California, United States and in Greece. The CWS Group also has
spectrum interests in Norway and spectrum interests and operations in
New Zealand. Spectrum in these ranges is effective for delivery of
point-to-multipoint signals, possesses robust bandwidth capability and
supports emerging 4G-based applications, including portable and mobile
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adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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