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Christopher Rutherford and Jeffrey Gudewicz Join Wilson Electronics

October 7, 2013 — by WEBOOST

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Have you heard the news? Today we announced that Christopher Rutherford and Jeffrey Gudewicz have joined the Wilson Electronics team. Check out the press releases below–

Wilson Electronics announced today that Christopher Rutherford has joined Wilson Electronics, LLC, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing reporting to Robert Van Buskirk, President and CEO.

Most recently, Mr. Rutherford served as vice president of consumer electronics at Homedics, a supplier of innovative brands in an array of consumer health and wellness and electronics lifestyle categories.  Homedics brand portfolio includes House of Marley, HMDX Audio and Powerbag.  Prior experience for Mr. Rutherford featured senior sales and marketing roles at Imation, Logitech, and Creative Labs.

“We are delighted to have attracted someone with the depth and breadth of experience as Christopher to drive our expanding global sales and marketing efforts,” said Mr. Van Buskirk.  “Along with his proven track record in consumer electronics sales and retail marketing, Chris brings demonstrated leadership and management expertise that we can leverage to help drive Wilson Electronics through the next phase of profitable growth.”

Mr. Rutherford added the following statement about joining the company:

“I am tremendously excited to join Wilson Electronics. In its position as the market leader in cellular signal boosters, the company is poised to capture a disproportionate share of the accelerating domestic and global demand for fixed and mobile cellular boosters for use in consumer, enterprise and industrial applications around the world. Consumers and businesses throughout the world are seeking enhanced fixed and mobile broadband connectivity and improved access to cellular broadband services.”

“I look forward to working with the Wilson Electronics team, and our sales and marketing partners, to dramatically increase the consumer awareness of our product solutions and to accelerate the global market demand for our industry leading products.”

Mr. Rutherford holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Marketing and he currently resides in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Wilson Electronics announced today that Jeffrey Gudewicz has joined Wilson Electronics, LLC, as Director of Business Development and Product Line Management reporting to Robert Van Buskirk, President and CEO.

Most recently Mr. Gudewicz served as Senior Strategic Sales Manager at RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components that enable worldwide mobility and enhanced connectivity for the world’s leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.

Prior experience for Mr. Gudewicz featured business development, marketing, sales, business unit and engineering management roles at RFMD, Sirenza Microdevices, Vari-L and JFW Industries.

“We are delighted to have attracted someone with Jeff’s deep and broad RF industry and product experience to drive our expanding global business development efforts,” said Mr. Van Buskirk.  “Jeff brings a diverse background in technical management, product development, marketing, sales and business development to Wilson Electronics at an important time for our company.  We look forward to utilizing his expertise to expand our global business development and product line initiatives as we look to leverage our industry and product leadership in the global market for cellular signal boosters.”

Mr. Gudewicz added the following statement about joining the company:

“I am tremendously excited to join Wilson Electronics.  My experience and market knowledge in the global RF cellular industry is a perfect fit for the company and provides me an opportunity to make significant contributions to the company’s position as the market leader in cellular signal boosters.  The market for fixed and mobile cellular boosters for use in consumer, enterprise and industrial applications is accelerating around the world and the company is poised to expand its role as the market and product leader in both domestic and global markets.”

“I look forward to working with the Wilson Electronics team, along with our business and market partners, to accelerate the world-wide market penetration for our industry leading products.”

Mr. Gudewicz holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in Aviation Sciences and an MBA from Regis University with a concentration in Operations Management.  He resides in the Denver area.

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