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Motorola Strengthens Networks in Asia with the Appointment of Jay Andersen as Vice President of Sales and Operations

  • 19 July, 2005 09:41

<p>Singapore – July 19, 2005 - Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the appointment of Jay Andersen as Vice President, Sales and Operations for Motorola Networks in Asia. A veteran Motorolan, Andersen returns to the region and will be based in Singapore where he will oversee operations in the Asian markets. These include Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Vietnam, as well as Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>In his new capacity, Andersen will drive business strategies and product marketing for Motorola Networks across Asia, providing world-class telecommunications and network solutions and services to telecom operators.</p>
<p>An immediate focus for Andersen is to continue to expand Motorola Networks which includes cellular radio access, IP networks including IMS and SoftSwitch, wireline access, new broadband wireless access platforms, and a services and applications management business.</p>
<p>The Asia Pacific region continues to be strategic for Motorola Networks. Here, Motorola has presence across 15 countries and is a vendor of choice to approximately 80 telecommunications companies, enterprises and government bodies. Today, Motorola is leading the charge in the convergence race with its Seamless Mobility strategy to enable network operators to grow with next-generation converged telecommunications services.</p>
<p>“Jay keeps bringing great value to the Motorola management team; having provided excellent leadership and expertise to Motorola for over 23 years. He is a recognized and respected veteran in the telecommunications industry,” said Simon Leung, regional president, Motorola Asia Pacific. “Jay and his team’s drive and direction will be vital in fulfilling the Motorola vision of Seamless Mobility in one of our most critical regions, Asia.”</p>
<p>Prior to assuming his present position, Andersen was vice president &amp; general manager of GSM Networks headquartered in Swindon, England. Before that, he spent six years in the Asia Pacific region in various positions including senior director Asia Pacific Business Operations and Marketing; Asia Pacific director of 3G; and director of operations for the iDEN® Infrastructure Division. He has also been actively involved in the development of new markets for Motorola’s Wireless Data products.</p>
<p>Andersen holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado, USA.</p>
<p>About Motorola</p>
<p>Motorola is a Fortune 100 global communications leader that provides seamless mobility products and solutions across broadband, embedded systems and wireless networks. In your home, auto, workplace and all spaces in between, seamless mobility means you can reach the people, things and information you need, anywhere, anytime. Seamless mobility harnesses the power of technology convergence and enables smarter, faster, cost-effective and flexible communication. Motorola had sales of US$31.3 billion in 2004. For more information: www.motorola.com.</p>
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<p>Media Contacts:</p>
<p>Cordia So</p>
<p>Motorola Networks Asia Pacific</p>
<p>+852 2966 3840</p>
<p>cordia.so@motorola.com</p>
<p>Wong Voal Voal</p>
<p>Hill &amp; Knowlton Singapore</p>
<p>+65 6390 3334</p>
<p>voal@hillandknowlton.com.sg</p>
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