|[November 04, 2013]
Multi-Tech Systems Appoints Rodney Landers CEO
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Multi-Tech (News - Alert) Systems, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M)
communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Rodney
Landers as Chief Executive Officer.
Multi-Tech CEO Rodney Landers. (Photo: Business Wire)
Landers has an extensive track record of success in the industry. He
founded Spectrum (News - Alert) Design Solutions in 2005, which was purchased by Digi
International in 2008 for a total of $10 Million. With nearly twenty
years' experience in high tech and engineering, Landers holds three U.S.
patents, as well as extensive business relationships with some of the
industry's most important players. He has served as an advisory member
of the Multi-Tech Systems board of directors since August of this year.
Since 1970, Multi-Tech Systems has been delivering M2M and unified
communications solutions - with more than 22 million devices deployed
worldwide and more than 80 patents. Today, they offer the industry's
most comprehensive portfolio of M2M products and services. The company
remains a WBENC-certified woman-owned business, as Patricia Sharma, the
wife of its late founder Raghu Sharma, steps into the role of Chairman.
"I'm honored and excited to be taking the reins of such a
well-established and highly regarded company," said Landers. "I look
forward to continuing their tradition of innovation and cutomer service
as we move the company toward the future and continue to enable the
growing Internet of Things."
"I'm delighted that Rod has agreed to take over this enterprise which
has been such an important part of my family's life for so long," said
Sharma. "He brings both energy and experience to the role, but most
importantly, he shares Raghu's and my commitment to customer service,
employee development and ongoing innovation, which is sure to honor my
late husband's legacy."
In addition, 39-year Multi-Tech Systems veteran, Del Palacheck, will
take on responsibility as Chief Operating Officer, managing day-to-day
operations, and continuing to oversee the manufacturing, materials and
facility management departments.
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About Multi-Tech Systems
Multi-Tech Systems has been delivering industry-leading M2M
(machine-to-machine) communications solutions since 1970. With more than
22 million devices deployed worldwide, Multi-Tech focuses on helping
customers achieve the shortest path to M2M connectivity - from concept
to implementation and total lifecycle management. Whether a project is
simple or very complex, Multi-Tech has the resources and expertise to
work with any development team to customize a hardware or software
solution that maximizes speed to market and return on investment. With
carrier-approved external and embedded modems and gateways, Multi-Tech
makes it easy and fast to connect your devices to networks anywhere in
the world. We work with clients in almost any market to enable cellular,
analog, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and GPS capabilities into a solution to
achieve superior business results. If we don't have it, we will develop
it. Multi-Tech established its reputation for Innovative Designs and
Innovative Solutions by obtaining 80+ patents and certifications from
more than 30 carriers and over 80 countries. Multi-Tech has made M2M
Simplified for thousands of customers around the globe.www.multitech.com.
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