Maxtena Inc, today announced that it has appointed Norm Smith as Vice President Global Sales and Marketing, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Stani Licul.
Online PR News – 24-April-2014 – Rockville Maryland – Maxtena Inc, today announced that it has appointed Norm Smith as Vice President Global Sales and Marketing, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Stani Licul.
Smith has nearly three decades of wireless industry experience spanning the commercial wireless, US space, defense and avionics industry, including a decade in developing innovative embedded antenna technology and RF components for SMART utility meters and portable cellular devices. Smith will be responsible for Maxtena’s global sales and marketing strategy.
In commenting on his appointment Stani Licul, CEO Maxtena, said, “We are very excited to welcome Norm to the Maxtena team. He is a highly respected and proven leader in the wireless industry with a track record of innovation and success. He possesses a unique combination of leadership, sales, marketing and technical skills rarely found in one individual. We have every confidence in his ability to create a win-win-win in his interactions with our customers that facilitates growth for our customers, supply chain partners and our own business. He shares our core values and is committed to our strong focus on customer service, wireless innovation and growth.”
Smith brings to Maxtena extensive experience in the wireless industry having been with companies that include; Nokia, GEC-Marconi, Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies, Symmetricom and has entrepreneurial experience with own enterprise RF Savvy. Smith obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire (England) and also holds an OND and HNC in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.
When asked for comments on his appointment Norm Smith said, “I am delighted and privileged to accept this appointment. As a fellow entrepreneur, I have a deep sense of empathy and respect for the entrepreneurial spirit and remarkable success that the talented team at Maxtena has demonstrated. I am looking forward to the challenge of taking things up a notch as we look forward to the next phase of growth, that Maxtena is poised to take advantage of, in the 4G LTE, Satellite/Terrestrial M2M and GNSS markets”
Founded in 2006, Maxtena has rapidly become the recognized global leader in developing and producing innovative wireless solutions. We are engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing a comprehensive range of embedded, external and custom antenna solutions for GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, COMPASS, Galileo), Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya Satellites and Terrestrial M2M, MSS and 4G LTE applications.
For more information on Maxtena, visit www.maxtena.com.