Monday, August 22, 2005

WildBlue Appoints David Leonard as CEO

WildBlue Communications, a provider of satellite-based Internet services, named David Leonard as its new CEO, replacing Tom Moore, WildBlue's co-founder and current CEO, who will relinquish day-to-day operating responsibility. Moore will, however, stay actively involved with the company as a shareholder and Board Member. Leonard comes to WildBlue from Liberty Global Inc., where he served as President of the Latin America Division.

WildBlue's service provides two-way wireless high-speed Internet access. The service is being offered by over 280 rural electric and telephone companies affiliated with the NRTC (National Rural Telephone Cooperative). Service began June 2005, with nationwide availability expected later in 2005.

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