Webtech Wireless Inc.

Webtech Wireless Inc.

September 08, 2011 06:00 ET

Webtech Wireless Announces Executive Appointments

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2011) - Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Mongelli to the position of Vice President of Government Sales and Account Management, and the appointment of David Greer to the newly created position of Vice President of Marketing.

Ms. Mongelli joins Webtech Wireless after a successful seventeen year career with Canada's largest privately held fleet management company, where she rose through a variety of positions in sales, account management and operations, eventually leading a 100 person team as Director of Operations. Ms. Mongelli's strong experience in all aspects of fleet management and in selling to, and operating with government clients in her career will stand her in good stead as she leads the Webtech Wireless government business under the InterFleet brand from the company's Toronto office.

David Greer is an accomplished technology executive with more than 30 years of experience in building successful technologies and technology companies. He is the former owner of Robelle Solutions Technology, a company he sold in 2001, and which was the world's leading provider of HP 3000 solutions during his tenure as President. Since then, Mr. Greer has been a consultant to a number of technology companies in the Vancouver area, focusing on turning ideas into products, messaging and results. Mr. Greer will be based in the company's Vancouver headquarters.

In addition, the Company is announcing the appointment of two Regional Business Managers, Michael Harris to be based in Chicago and Scott Swank to be based in Atlanta. Mr. Harris joins the company from a high performance career with a leading provider of transport industry process documentation, services and logistics solutions. Mr. Swank joins Webtech after proven success with positions in Sales and as a Regional Executive in the Commercial Insurance and Risk Analysis space as well as most recently leading sales for a regional telematics company.

Ms. Mongelli, Mr. Greer and Messrs. Swank and Harris will be reporting to Harald Fritz, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Webtech Wireless.

Commenting on the hires, Harald Fritz said, "We are thrilled to announce these important appointments and to add executives with the proven industry domain knowledge and the experience of Karen, David, Scott and Michael to our team. Our entire organization is responsible for creating the environment that attracts this sort of talent, and our channel partners and customers have responded with enthusiasm to this news."

About Webtech Wireless®

Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology. It develops, manufactures and supports end-to-end wireless solutions that improve the productivity, profitability, environmental compliance and safety of vehicle fleets. Its comprehensive suite of products and services include: automatic vehicle location (AVL), mapping, vehicle diagnostics, CO2 reporting, navigation, messaging, and mobile resource management. The Company serves customers of all sizes in the transport, government, service, insurance and OEM markets in over forty-one countries, including Fortune 500 companies. Specialized products include: Quadrant® commercial fleet solutions, InterFleet® solutions for government, and NextBus® real-time passenger information services for transit fleets. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties pertaining to, but not limited to, product plans, timing, content, pricing of products, market and industry expectations, the wireless communications and mobile fleet industries, and general economic and political conditions. Given the risks and uncertainties inherent in the markets and industries referred to in this news release, Webtech Wireless cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statements will be realized. All amounts in Canadian dollars (CAD$) unless otherwise noted. Trademarks are the property of their owners.

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