Wi2Wi Augments Board of Directors
Communications Solutions Company Appoints Mr. Norman M. Steinberg
9th February 2007 – San Jose, California - Wi2Wi, a leading provider of OEM communications products for Tier 1 PC OEMs and wireless systems for PAN, WAN and LAN, announces the appointment of Mr. Norman M. Steinberg to the company’s Board of Directors and to the position of Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee.
Alongside his responsibilities as a member of the Wi2Wi Board of Directors, Mr. Steinberg is Co-Chair of Ogilvy Renault, a full service business law firm where he has practiced Corporate and Commercial Law since 1976. In addition to conducting numerous Canadian and Canada/U.S. cross-border and international financings, Mr. Steinberg has also been involved in a number of high-profile mergers, acquisitions and privatization transactions. Mr. Steinberg has sat on various public, private and not for profit boards, including Montreal Symphony Orchestra and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation.
“I am pleased to be joining the Board of Directors of Wi2Wi as the company enters an exciting phase in its strategic development,” said Mr. Steinberg. “Wi2Wi is a clear leader in the development of System in Package (SiP) communications solutions, which offer today’s device manufacturers substantially faster time to market, lower cost, higher reliability and higher flexibility. Wi2Wi is well positioned to benefit from the growth in demand for effortlessly connected devices.”
Ramzi Alharayeri, President and CEO of Wi2Wi, Inc. commented: “Mr. Steinberg brings extensive experience of the international business market. His insight will contribute substantially to the process of taking Wi2Wi onto the global corporate stage, and he will undoubtedly strengthen and lend gravitas to the management structure of our company.”
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Wi2Wi is a leading provider of PAN (Personal Area Network), LAN (Local Area Network), and WAN (Wide Area Network) embedded solutions. Wi2Wi’s growing range of multi-function wireless SiPs are targeted at electronics companies building products that need to be wirelessly connected, such as cell phones, portable computers, PDAs, digital cameras and camcorders.
For further information visit the Wi2Wi web site: www.wi2wi.com
James Kraemer, Director, Business Development, Wi2Wi, Inc.
About Wi2Wi, Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Wi2Wi is a leading provider for PAN (Personal Area Network), LAN (Local Area Network), and WAN (Wide Area Network) embedded solutions. Wi2Wi was formed as a result of a 2005 management buy-out of the Actiontec Electronics OEM Division's products, IP and assets.
Since 1997 the division has been a premier supplier of modems and wireless solutions for Tier 1 US PC and laptop computer companies including IBM, Dell, HP and Gateway. Throughout its history, the division delivered a series of industry firsts including built-in modems, laptop 802.11 Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® solutions for the OEM Market.
Managed by experienced executives from Actiontec and leading industry companies, Wi2Wi is now focused on building its Advanced Technology Division to offer next generation System in Package (SiP) solutions. Wi2Wi will provide complete wireless system solutions for PAN, WAN and LAN by combining the latest technologies along with its packaging IP to provide lower power, integrated products for tomorrow's portable devices.
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