SOURCE: Unity Wireless Corporation

May 01, 2007 03:00 ET

Unity Wireless Introduction of the New Management Team Continues

Twenty-Three Year Tech Manufacturing & Marketing Veteran, Richard Byrd, Appointed to Vice President, Sales of OEM Group

BELLINGHAM, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 --Unity Wireless Corporation (OTCBB: UTYW) today announced the appointment of Richard ("Rick") Byrd as Vice President, Sales of the company's Original Equipment Manufacturing Group.

The OEM group is responsible for Unity's custom designed high power amplifiers, radio frequency front ends solutions and Tower Mount Amplifiers (TMA). These systems are designed for global Fortune 500 wireless equipment manufacturers to be integrated into their production cellular base station systems.

"Rick's unique wireless industry skill set combines a strong engineering focus and production experience with a solutions oriented marketing perspective, an excellent combination when working in the challenging tier-one wireless arena. Rick has proven success in making Unity Wireless the preferred choice with some of the world's largest wireless equipment OEMs," said Ilan Kenig, CEO of Unity Wireless.

Mr. Byrd has over 23 years of experience as a wireless and high tech industry executive with background in operations, program management, and business development. Mr. Byrd's experience prior to Unity includes Litton Systems, Dynapro-3M, and Alpha Technologies. His industry involvement extends across radar & navigation systems, industrial controls & automation, and wireless communications. He holds a Commerce Degree from St. Mary's University as well as a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology.

Mr. Byrd commented, "Our strong OEM team at Unity offers the wireless original equipment manufacturer the opportunity for responsive choice in a highly consolidated market place. We provide a speed to market that is second to none and we are now seeing traction with growing orders from Fortune 500 clients after several years of consistent business development. It is an exciting time at Unity and I am very happy to be a part of the team that is making it happen."

About Unity Wireless

Unity Wireless is a world class provider of wireless coverage enhancement solutions for cellular operators and custom subsystems for network infrastructure manufacturers. For more information about Unity Wireless, visit

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