Binatone Telecom PLC

Binatone Telecom PLC

February 23, 2009 05:00 ET

Binatone-Dino Lalvani, Chairman Press Release

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2009) -

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Dino Lalvani has purchased Binatone, the leading consumer electronics company from his father Gulu Lalvani, and has become Chairman. Now in its fiftieth year, Binatone is one of the world's most successful brands. The traditions of the company will continue under Dino Lalvani's leadership with an expansion strategy into new product categories and the addition of other mass market and premium brands.

Dino Lalvani, 35, has been instrumental in building Binatone into one of the world's leading consumer electronics companies in his previous roles as Group COO and Sales and Marketing Director. Binatone now has a presence in 55 countries with a brand portfolio that includes Binatone, iDECT and Voxtel, offering ranges that currently include fixed line digital cordless telephones, satellite navigation devices (GPS), GSM telephones, two way radios and baby and video monitors

In October 2008 Dino Lalvani achieved another major milestone as Binatone was appointed the exclusive Global licensee for Motorola digital photo frames, baby and video monitors. Significantly these are new product categories for the premium Motorola brand. Binatone was also appointed the licensee for Motorola DECT digital cordless and corded telephones for North America.

"Binatone has always been a company run with an entrepreneurial spirit. We've been able to bring products quickly to market and evolve while always maintaining a reputation as a professional company. It's fantastic that we have been trading so successfully for fifty years and I am excited about our plans for the future." Says Dino Lalvani, Binatone chairman.

About Binatone Electronics International Limited

Binatone was established in 1958 and is headquartered in Hong Kong. Binatone is a privately owned company engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing of innovative consumer electronics products. The company markets products under the Binatone, iDECT and Voxtel brands in over 55 countries worldwide and is an OEM manufacturer for major telecommunications operators. Binatone is the global distributor for Motorola Digital Photo Frames, Baby and Video Monitors and the North American distributor for Motorola Cordless and Corded Telephones.

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