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CDMA DEVELOPMENT GROUP EXPANDS OFFICER LINE-UP

Global Industry Players Direct the Future of Wireless

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26, 2000 - The CDMA Development Group (CDG) ( www.cdg.org) today introduced its officers for the 2000-2002 term at the 2000 CDMA Americas Congress being held this week at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. In addition to the President, Secretary, and Treasurer, the CDG has created two new positions - Hiroshi Sakai of Japan's KDDI will serve as vice president of strategic relationships, and Greg Young of Australia's Telstra will serve as vice president of planning. The following industry leaders now represent the CDG officer group:

  • Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG
  • Brian O'Shaughnessy, president of the CDG and vice president technology development for Bell Mobility
  • Hiroshi Sakai, vice president strategic relations of the CDG and director and general manager for KDDI
  • Greg Young, vice president planning of the CDG and senior product manager for Telstra
  • Oliver Valente, treasurer of the CDG and chief technology officer for Sprint PCS
  • Edward Salas, secretary of the CDG and vice president for Verizon Wireless

"We are very excited about our new leadership team," commented Perry LaForge, executive director of the CDG. "We have the best of all worlds in our officer group - industry veterans that bring a global perspective to the organization."