Datacom Wireless Corporation

Datacom Wireless Corporation

January 16, 2008 11:58 ET

Datacom Appoints Ben Verhelst as Regional Sales Manager, Western Canada

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 16, 2008) -

To the attention of Business and Financial Editors

Datacom Wireless Corporation, ("Datacom" or the "Company"), (TSX VENTURE:DAT), a Canadian leader in the design, development and marketing of mission critical vehicle fleet management, theft prevention and recovery solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Verhelst as Regional Sales Manager, Western Canada, effective immediately. Mr. Verhelst is based in Calgary and reports to James Chandik, National Sales Director, Mobility.

"With Ben's hiring, we are proud to announce our first milestone of a well orchestrated market geographic expansion strategy in the telematics industry, which has a very strong growth potential in western Canada, a booming regional economy," said Pierre Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Datacom. "Ben's regional knowledge, coupled with the operational excellence acquired over the years as well as our development efforts in marketing and commercialization are a pledge of our future success as a leader into western Canada."

Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Verhelst held various senior sales positions in Western Canada with renowned companies including Canon (Business Solutions Division), IKON Office Solutions, and RICOH Canada.

About Datacom Wireless Corporation:

Having sales offices in Eastern and Central Canada, Datacom was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the Canadian leaders in the design, development and marketing of mission critical vehicle fleet management and theft prevention and recovery solutions. Its products and services use wireless communications and satellite-based tracking technologies (GPS) and a state-of-the-art ASP information portal.

Datacom offers a portfolio of products and services for both commercial and consumer markets. Mobicom™ solutions enable fleet managers to view and track, 24-7 and in real-time, their vehicles on a virtual map in addition to generating valuable internal reporting data. Mobilus™ is a theft deterrent, detection and stolen vehicle recovery system that permits real-time tracking and recovery. Based on the Internet, this system enables the users to track their vehicles at all times. Mobiguard™ is a stand-alone wireless immobilizer for theft prevention and possesses a revolutionary technology that immobilizes a vehicle when a remote is not activated at the moment of ignition. For further information, visit

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