Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:WTT), a leading global provider enabling the development, testing and deployment of wireless communication solutions, announced today that Chris Newton has been named the Vice President of Global Sales for its subsidiary, Microlab. Chris joined Wireless Telecom Group in June 2016 as Microlab’s Vice President of Sales for the Americas.
Chris will be responsible for generating sales and driving growth of Microlab’s small cell solutions, RF conditioning components supporting network densification, and the expansion of our GPS repeater solutions worldwide. He will lead the direct sales and channel partner strategy to drive new business, penetrate emerging markets, and deliver first class customer support.
“Since joining Wireless Telecom Group, Chris has demonstrated excellent leadership in the sale, support and promotion of our products and he has driven the success of new business in small cell deployments and large venue installations,” said Tim Whelan, CEO of Wireless Telecom Group. Whelan continued, “As we continue to expand the Microlab product line, Chris’ customer focused approach will ensure that we strengthen our partnerships with new and existing channels and customers worldwide. We are confident his new leadership role and deep industry expertise will continue to promote Microlab success and growth globally.”
Mr. Newton brings over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and a proven track record of new product approvals in ILEC/RBOC accounts and all Tier 1 Wireless carriers. He previously served as VP of Sales for TE Connectivity, NextWave Broadband and ADC Telecommunications.