Binatone Telecom PLC

Binatone Telecom PLC

June 17, 2009 08:00 ET

Binatone Chairman Dino Lalvani Announces Two New International Management Appointments

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - Binatone, the consumer electronics company, is strengthening its international presence and management team with two new appointments.

Since he purchased Binatone in 2008, Binatone Chairman Dino Lalvani has made some major changes. These continue and now Dino Lalvani has appointed Patrick Faubert as Managing Director, Binatone France and Steven Williams as CFO, Binatone North America.

French born Patrick Faubert has over 25 years experience in retail and telecommunications in France. He was the managing director of Hama for fifteen years and most recently was the managing director of Medion for ten years.

American Steven Williams, who has a Bachelor in Accounting and is a CPA, spent ten years with one of the 'Big Four' US accounting firms. He then joined Thomson as regional manager of the Corporate Audit Team prior to being CFO of Consumer Network Solutions, the business unit of Thomson. Steven then became CFO of a venture capital owned automobile part manufacturer.

"There is no question that France and North America represent important markets for Binatone with huge potential. However, both regions need dedicated focus and specific local expertise. I am therefore delighted that Patrick and Steve have joined Binatone, each bringing experience, expertise and enthusiasm to create business opportunities across France and North America." says Binatone Chairman, Dino Lalvani.

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