WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc.

February 03, 2011 08:31 ET

WebTech Wireless Appoints Larry Juba as Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2011) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) ("WebTech Wireless" or the "Company"), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, announces that it has appointed Mr. Larry Juba, who has served as Vice President of Quadrant Operations since 2007, to the position of Chief Operating Officer, WebTech Wireless Inc. Mr. Juba, a long time technology industry executive, will be taking immediate responsibility for the company's manufacturing, vendor management, infrastructure and certain other company-wide operations.

Mr. Juba has over 25 years' of experience in building and leading engineering, operations and professional services teams for wireless technology companies. He has extensive experience in international operations, project management, systems and applications engineering, software and hardware engineering, customer service, manufacturing, and product management. During his career, Mr. Juba has held Vice President and Director positions heading operations in companies such as Digital Dispatch Systems and Glenayre. Mr. Juba, a native of Burnaby BC, holds diplomas in Management Skills in Advanced Technology and Electronics Engineering from Simon Fraser University and BCIT respectively.

"Larry Juba is one of the most competent and accomplished operational executives that I have ever worked with. There is no one better suited to complete the integration of our three businesses, and to inspire enthusiasm in the people responsible for delivering our continually improving results," said Scott Edmonds, WebTech Wireless' President and Chief Executive Officer. "We have made great progress to date in integrating InterFleet®, NextBus® and Quadrant® operations at the brand, sales, finance and admin levels. It's now time to focus on the back-of-the-house functions – a key deliverable for Larry and his team this year."

"I am excited to work in this expanded role and to leverage the many centers of excellence that we have throughout our offices in Canada and the US," said Larry Juba, "There are also many opportunities for my team to improve margins, to gain greater economies of scale and to reduce working capital as we integrate and grow our businesses. This is a challenge that I am eager to get started on."

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.

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