Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Westell Appoints Richard Gilbert as new CEO

Westell Technologies has appointed Richard S. Gilbert as its new President and CEO, replacing Bernie Sergesketter ,

who has served as interim CEO since July 2008. Gilbert most recently served as President and CEO of Kineto Wireless, a provider of Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) technology as well as supporting products that are used to enable Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC). From 1998 to 2005, Gilbert was the Chairman and CEO of Copper Mountain Networks, a provider of broadband access products. Prior to Copper Mountain, Gilbert was the President of ADC Kentrox, one of the fastest growing and most profitable divisions of ADC Telecommunications.