Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: WTT) announced today that on June 10, 2015 its Board of Directors appointed Mitchell Herbets to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. Mr. Herbets will also serve as a member of the Board’s Compensation Committee.
Mr. Herbets currently serves as non-executive Chairman of Thales Defense and Security, Inc., a global technology company that provides advanced technology equipment to the U.S. defense and federal technology markets. From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Herbets served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Thales. He joined Thales in 1987 and served in a number of senior executive positions, including leadership roles in program management, engineering, and business development prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Thales, Mr. Herbets' career included four years of service with the U.S. Army with the final rank of Captain. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Master's in Business Administration from George Washington University.
Paul Genova, CEO of Wireless Telecom Group, Inc., commented, “We are pleased to have Mitch as a member of our Board. He comes to us with a strong strategic and technical background and brings valuable past experience as an executive serving the technology and defense industries. We look forward to Mitch’s contribution to the Board.”
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