SOURCE: ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc.

September 10, 2007 10:16 ET

ADDvantage Technologies Subsidiary, Tulsat, Announces Hiring of Director of Business Development

BROKEN ARROW, OK--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - ADDvantage Technologies (AMEX: AEY) announced today that its Tulsat subsidiary has hired Ian Thomas as the Company's Director of Business Development.

As Director of Business Development, Thomas will be responsible for the development of new sales strategies to expand the customer base as well as penetrate new customer markets, assisting with vendor relationships and working with all of the ATG Companies to market new Scientific-Atlanta, Motorola and other product lines.

Since 2001, Thomas held the position of Director of Sales at Standard Communications, where he proved his ability to develop sales strategies, secure new business and target new markets worldwide, having successfully targeted and increased sales by over 150 percent in Latin America between 2003 and 2004. Prior to his work at Standard, Ian held key management positions at Comcast Communications, Mega Hertz Sales and Scripps Howard Cable.

Commenting on the addition of Thomas, ADDvantage Technologies' CEO, Ken Chymiak, stated, "It is a pleasure to add someone of Ian's experience and knowledge to our team. We are confident that he will be a valuable asset, as he has proven his ability to succeed throughout his career."

"I am pleased to have the opportunity to join ADDvantage Technologies at such an exciting time in the Company's life," Thomas stated. "The Company has continued its efforts to expand its reach, and I look forward to helping them continue to develop their business within the existing markets and into broader areas."

About ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc.

ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. supplies the cable television (CATV) industry with a comprehensive line of new and used system-critical network equipment and hardware from leading manufacturers, including Scientific-Atlanta and Motorola, as well as operating a national network of technical repair centers. The equipment and hardware ADDvantage distributes are used to acquire, distribute, and protect the broad range of communications signals carried on fiber optic, coaxial cable and wireless distribution systems, including television programming, high-speed data (Internet) and telephony.

ADDvantage operates through its subsidiaries, Tulsat Corporation, ADDvantage Technologies Group of Nebraska, Inc., NCS Industries, Inc., ADDvantage Technologies Group of Missouri, Inc., ADDvantage Technologies Group of Texas, Tulsat-Atlanta, LLC, Jones Broadband International, Inc. and Tulsat-Pennsylvania LLC. For more information, please visit the corporate web site at

The information in this announcement may include forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, which address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, are forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from these statements. A complete discussion of these risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company's reports and documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • For further information
    Company Contact:
    Ken Chymiak
    (9l8) 25l-2887
    David Chymiak
    (9l8) 25l-2887

    KCSA Worldwide
    Lee Roth / David Burke
    (212) 896-1209 / (212) 896-1258 /

    ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc.
    1221 E. Houston
    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012