Leader in location-based services fortifies board with new Director appointment
San Jose, CA – February 8, 2005 – Telcontar, a leading supplier of software and related services for Location-Based Services (LBS), today announced the addition of W. Michael West as Director to its current Board of Directors. Mr. West is currently Chairman of the Board of Extreme Networks and brings over 30 years experience in growing some of Silicon Valley’s most successful high-tech companies.
West was President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Octel Communications from Jan. 1995 to Aug. 1997, after having served as Executive Vice President since 1986. He also held a number of executive positions at Rolm Corp. from 1979 to 1986, the most recent as General Manager of the National Sales Division.
“Mike is an outstanding businessman with a great track record of success”, said J. Kim Fennell, President and CEO of Telcontar. “He raises everyone’s game through his insight, professionalism and business counsel. I’m excited about working with Mike and I know he’ll bring tremendous value to Telcontar as we move forward through our next growth phase.”
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