June 19, 2012 (Sydney): NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) today announces the appointment of Craig Turner as General Manager of Product Management. In this role, he will be instrumental in strengthening the company's market positioning and product offerings, particularly in the key focus areas of wireless and M2M.
Mr Turner brings to NetComm Wireless 25 years of telecommunications industry experience across product management, business strategy and planning, R&D management and marketing. "This is an exciting time for NetComm Wireless. The depth of experience and capabilities Craig brings to this leadership role will deliver considerable benefits to our business as we build our wireless and M2M presence in domestic and international markets" said David Stewart, Managing Director, NetComm Wireless.
Mr Turner comes to NetComm Wireless after roles as Chief Marketing Officer and then Chief Executive Officer with PieNetworks Ltd. Prior to that he held a range of senior management positions with Telstra Corporation Ltd, most recently as Executive Director, Fixed Voice and Broadband Products with responsibility for product management and product development of Telstra’s fixed line telephony, consumer broadband, Pay-TV (FOXTEL resale), and consumer applications business.
"I am delighted to have taken up this role with NetComm Wireless, and I am really looking forward to delivering an exciting range of wireless and M2M products and services to our customers. For all the growth that has already occurred within the wireless industry, it’s clear there’s still a lot more opportunities ahead for us to deliver customer benefits that will be enabled by the innovative application of wireless and M2M technologies” Mr Turner said.
Mr Turner holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) and Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering), University of NSW (1987); and a Master of Engineering Management, University of Technology, Sydney (1991).
Enquiries to: Stephanie Wilson, NetComm Wireless Communications Manager
Phone: +61 2 9424 2045 or email: [email protected]
About NetComm Wireless Limited
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX:NTC) is a leading developer of innovative broadband products for telecommunications carriers and ISPs worldwide. Specialising in fixed and mobile broadband technologies, NetComm Wireless customises products to successfully deliver the performance capabilities of world-leading carrier networks to home, business and industrial applications. Customer premises Equipment (CPE) and Edge technologies are specifically designed to extend a reliable connection to fringe service areas globally. For 30 years NetComm Wireless has engineered a solid portfolio of world-first data communication products and is today a world renowned developer of HSPA+, LTE, machine-to-machine (M2M) and fibre access devices. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, NetComm Wireless has offices in New Zealand, Canada and the Middle East. For more information about NetComm Wireless visit: www.netcommwireless.com.