SOURCE: Azimuth Systems

June 30, 2008 08:30 ET

Azimuth Systems Names George Reed as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management

Wireless Industry Veteran to Drive Azimuth's Marketing Efforts

ACTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators for WiMAX, 4G and Wi-Fi, today announced that George Reed has joined its management team as vice president of marketing and product management. In this role, Reed will be responsible for developing the company's long term strategy, as well as focusing marketing initiatives and product management functions to drive Azimuth's continuing revenue growth.

Reed brings over 24 years of U.S. and international experience in the wireless and telecom industries, joining Azimuth from Fujitsu, where he served as the senior director of wireless access responsible for the strategic direction, product planning and product management for market entry of Fujitsu's mobile WiMAX and LTE products into the North American market. Additionally, Reed was responsible for management and direction of Fujitsu partner companies with Wi-Fi and fixed WiMAX products.

"We are excited to welcome George to the Azimuth team," said Jim Iuliano, CEO of Azimuth Systems. "His deep industry and customer perspective, combined with his broad functional exposure in the wireless and telecom industries, make him the ideal person to help Azimuth meet the growing needs of our customers as the wireless industry evolves to 4G technologies and beyond."

Prior to Fujitsu, Reed also held various multi-functional vice president and senior leadership roles at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Alcatel, ADC and Hughes Network Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

"Azimuth is well-positioned to continue to grow its WiMAX and Wi-Fi business, as well as make a significant impact in the emerging 4G markets," said Reed. "I'm excited to be a part of this initiative and look forward to applying my cumulative experience to best serve Azimuth now and into the future."

About Azimuth Systems

Azimuth Systems is a leading provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators for Wi-Fi and 4G technologies, such as WiMAX and LTE. Azimuth's products are used by the world's foremost wireless semiconductor designers, system vendors, and service providers to speed time-to-market and improve wireless product quality. Azimuth's standardized test solutions enable research, development, QA, and marketing engineers to test the performance, conformance, and certification of broadband wireless devices and networks supporting data, voice, and video applications. The company is based in Acton, Massachusetts and is backed by prestigious investors including Kodiak Venture Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. Azimuth may be contacted at (978) 263-6610 or at www.azimuthsystems.com.

Azimuth® is a registered trademark of Azimuth Systems.

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