WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc.

January 15, 2008 04:00 ET

WebTech Wireless Appoints Glen Brownlee as Independent Chairman of the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2008) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of location-based and fleet Telematics services, has appointed Glen Brownlee, a long time independent board member of WebTech Wireless™, to Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.

"Since joining our board in 2004, Glen has proven himself as an invaluable contributor to management and to our shareholders, and we are pleased that he has accepted to take on this position," commented Mr. Sukkarie. "With our migration to the Toronto Stock Exchange main board in 2007 and in today's environment of ever evolving regulation and governance we felt it was important to appoint an independent Chair, and Glen, with his extensive experience in leadership at the helm of successful public and private technology companies, was the perfect choice to lead us forward. The management team, the Board and I look forward to him making significant contributions at the board level and ensuring WebTech Wireless continues to maintain the highest standards of governance."

Mr. Brownlee added, "WebTech Wireless is one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies with tremendous opportunities. I am thrilled to take on this position of increased trust and responsibility and to have the opportunity to serve the shareholders of this company."

Mr. Brownlee is the former Chairman and CEO of Tantalus Systems Corp. Mr. Brownlee is also the former President and COO of Sierra Wireless and has held senior positions as Vice-President and General Manager of the Mobile Data Division of Motorola. Prior to this role, Mr. Brownlee was President, CEO and Director from 1997 to 1999 of Simware Inc. He has also held roles in sales, marketing and general management with Systems Dimensions Ltd., Datacrown and Crowntek (all now part of IBM).

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a global Telematics, location-based services provider that develops, manufactures, and delivers turnkey wireless solutions designed to improve productivity and profitability. WebTech Wireless products include wireless hardware and software services running on cellular and satellite networks, and include Automatic Vehicle Location, Mapping, Reporting, Vehicle Diagnostics, Driver Status, In-vehicle Telemetry, Messaging, In-vehicle Navigation, and wireless application and Internet connectivity. WebTech Wireless is currently providing devices and services worldwide in eight languages to over forty-one countries covering five continents. WebTech Wireless' scalable solutions are used by a broad range of small, medium and Fortune 500 companies and by governments. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

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