Also announces the 2013 Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At MobileCON™ 2012, CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced today four new members to its 2012 board of directors. Effective immediately, AirTyme Communications LLC President and CEO Philip Christopher; Apple Inc. Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Dr. Guy L. (Bud) Tribble; Personal Communications Devices (PCD), LLC President and CEO George Appling; and T-Mobile USA President and CEO John Legere will serve on the 2012 board of directors.
In addition, the 2013 board of directors were announced. These executives will serve on the 38 member board for a one year term beginning January 1, 2013.
"As the wireless industry continues to evolve and expand at a rapid pace, companies throughout the mobile ecosystem trust and rely on CTIA to advocate on their behalf to ensure there is a light regulatory and legislative touch, which encourage innovation and competition that benefits our consumers and our nation's economy. As we work on a variety of issues that impact the multi-faceted mobile sector, such as privacy, cybersecurity and spectrum, these executives and their diverse opinions will be invaluable," said Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association