Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Westell Appoints Thomas E. Mader as President and CEO

Westell Technologies appointed Thomas E. Mader, 57, as President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing E. Van Cullens, who last year announced his intention to retire and will continue as a member of the company's board of directors.

Mader most recently a corporate vice president and general manager of Motorola's Wireline Networks business. Prior to Motorola, Mader served as president and chief executive officer of Netrake Corporation. Mader led Lucent's Fiber Optic development company in Germany and held other senior sales and marketing positions at Lucent Technologies and Nortel Networks.