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ROGERS AT&T WIRELESS MAKES APPOINTMENTSNadir H. Mohamed has become the new president and Chief Operating Officer at Rogers AT&T Wireless of Toronto.In this role, Mr. Mohamed will support the operation...


November 1, 2000  


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ROGERS AT&T WIRELESS MAKES APPOINTMENTS

Nadir H. Mohamed has become the new president and Chief Operating Officer at Rogers AT&T Wireless of Toronto.

In this role, Mr. Mohamed will support the operational functions within the company, including sales, marketing, government and inter-carrier relations and business system development.

Mr. Mohamed joins the company from Telus Communications Inc. where he was Senior VP of Marketing and Sales.

Rogers AT&T Wireless has also announced the appointment of Arnie Stephens as its new president for Western Canada. Among other responsibilities, Mr. Stephens will be responsible for establishing the Western Canada head office in Calgary.

Mr. Stephens comes to Rogers AT&T Wireless from Telus Mobility where he was acting EVP for Telus and acting president for Telus Mobility.

360NETWORKS APPOINTS CIO

360networks of Vancouver has announced the appointment of Dr. Scott T. Toborg as the company’s first Chief Information Officer.

In his new position, Dr. Toborg will be responsible for all IT functions at the company, including enterprise information systems, operation support systems and application development.

Before joining 360networks, Dr. Toborg was director of product development at Teledesic Corp., a global broadband satellite company. Prior to Teledesic, he worked as an information and network systems architect and technology strategist for SBC Technology Resources.

ITF EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM

ITF Optical Technologies of Montreal has made two new appointments to its executive team. The company has named Luc St-Georges as Chief Operating Officer and Mervat Faltas as VP of Manufacturing Support and Technical Services.

Mr. Luc St-Georges brings over 18 years of experience to the company. Most recently, he was a partner with the manufacturing practice at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Consulting, where he worked with large telecom, aerospace and defence companies.

Mrs. Mervat Faltas joins after spending 10 years at EG&G/ Perkin Elmer as Operations Manager. Prior to that, Mrs. Faltas spent four years at General Electric as Wafer Fab Manager.

NHC NAMES INDUSTRY LEADER AS NEW CTO

Montreal-based NHC Communications Inc. has announced that Thomas M. Super has joined the company as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Mr. Super has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom industry. Prior to this appointment, Super worked at Bell Atlantic in the U.S., where he was VP of Systems Integration and Testing.

NHC Communications Inc. designs and manufactures physical layer high-speed switched access solutions for voice/data networks.

NORIGEN APPOINTS NEW VP OF WIRELESS

Telecom provider Norigen Communications Inc., Toronto, has appointed Andres Schneiter as its new VP of Wireless Engineering.

Mr. Schneiter will be responsible for developing Norigen’s wireless program, in addition to the design and deployment of its network on a national basis.

Before joining Norigen, Mr. Schneiter led his own consulting company, AFS Microwave, in British Columbia. He has also held senior positions at MPR Teltech (a division of BC Tel), Microtel and Lenkurt Electric.

BAYLINE HIRES TWO SENIOR VPS

Telecom provider Bayline Communications, Toronto, has appointed Daniel J. McLarney and Warren F. Porter to its team, both in the capacity of Senior VP.

Mr. McLarney comes to Bayline from CAN Corporation, an International telecom services marketing company, where he was VP of Carrier Relations. His career also includes senior positions with RSL Communications, Fonorola Inc. and CNCP Communications (now AT&T Canada).

Mr. Porter joins the company from eCharge Corporation, a global eCommerce payment company, where he worked as Director of Business Planning. He has also held senior management positions with Fonorola and other Canadian telecom companies.

MITEC APPOINTS VP OF OPERATIONS

Mitec Telecom of Montreal, a designer and manufacturer of wireless products for the telecom industry, has appointed Sylvain Dugas as its new VP of Operations.

Mr. Dugas, P.Eng., has over 12 years of experience in manufacturing operations. He has served as Director of Production Operations with Mitec Telecom since January 2000. Prior to joining the company, he was Production and Materials Manager with Harris Canada.

SCTE NAMES DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), Exton, PA, has named Debbie Manoff as its new director of training.

Ms. Manoff will be responsible for providing proper certification training, providing members with appropriate training materials, helping train trainers and managing training projects in production.

She joins SCTE from GMAC Mortgage in Horsham, PA where she served for two years as corporate university manager. Prior to that, she was a corporate trainer for Cigna Insurance.


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