OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwired - Dec. 10, 2013) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(NASDAQ:DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced the addition of Mr. Robert Pons to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pons is a veteran of the telecommunications industry and is based in the United States. He brings a rich combination of senior operating and board governance experience to DragonWave including expertise in developing and implementing Sales, Marketing and Distribution strategies.
"We are thrilled to welcome Bob to the DragonWave board with his extensive experience and his deep knowledge of the U.S. marketplace" said Claude Haw, Chairman of the DragonWave board of directors.
"After meeting with the DragonWave executive team, and exploring the market opportunity in front of the company, I am genuinely excited about the opportunity to add my expertise to the DragonWave board to help create value for shareholders.", added Bob Pons. Mr. Pons serves on several other boards including Concurrent Computers and MRV Communications.
DragonWave® is a leading provider of high-capacity packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks. DragonWave's carrier-grade point-to-point packet microwave systems transmit broadband voice, video and data, enabling service providers, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations to meet their increasing bandwidth requirements rapidly and affordably. The principal application of DragonWave's portfolio is wireless network backhaul, including a range of products ideally suited to support the emergence of underlying small cell networks. Additional solutions include leased line replacement, last mile fiber extension and enterprise networks. DragonWave's corporate headquarters is located in Ottawa, Ontario, with sales locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. For more information, visit http://www.dragonwaveinc.com.
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Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to DragonWave's growth opportunities and the potential benefits of, and demand for, DragonWave's products. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of DragonWave's products compared to competitive offerings in the industry. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. DragonWave's actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or developments of DragonWave to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements can be found in the public documents filed by DragonWave with U.S. and Canadian securities regulatory authorities. DragonWave assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.