RoamAD Appoints CEO

AT&T and Telstra veteran Craig Cameron joins RoamAD as CEO

May 4, 2004

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- RoamAD, the supplier of world-leading metropolitan Wi-Fi network infrastructure, today announced the appointment of IT & T industry veteran Craig Cameron as the company's Chief Executive Officer.

Cameron has over 22 years experience in executive positions in five different countries, in both start-up and mature businesses. Cameron, an Australian, brings a track record to complement and build on the strengths of the current RoamAD team, and support RoamAD's position as a leader in the provision of metropolitan Wi-Fi network infrastructure.

"Craig’s history of success in growing technology based businesses, as well as his significant management experience within world class international companies, provides the ideal combination to establish RoamAD as the leading provider of metropolitan Wi-Fi networks. The team at RoamAD is excited about working with Craig as we implement our plans to supply RoamAD technology to leading Wi-Fi service providers around the world," said Martyn Levy, Chairman, RoamAD.

"I am fortunate to have worked in a number of stimulating roles in my career," said Craig Cameron, CEO, RoamAD. "I am excited to be associated with RoamAD – a business that has world leading technology, is addressing a large and rapidly growing global market, and has a dynamic team of people already in place. I look forward to building on RoamAD’s early successes and growing the company as we expand into new markets."

In the telecommunications field, Cameron has worked with both AT&T Corporation in the United States, and with Telstra Corporation, Australia's largest telecommunications company. At Telstra, Cameron held a range of positions including head of strategy and business development, COO of Telstra Multimedia, and Managing Director of Telstra's wireless data business. At Telstra Cameron had responsibility for the launch of Telstra’s ISP business, led the team that negotiated the formation of Australia's largest IT services business with IBM and Lend Lease (IBM Global Services Australia), and worked with News Corp. to form Foxtel, Australia's leading pay TV business.

Prior to Telstra, Cameron worked at NCR Corporation, a computing systems supplier, for over 15 years. At NCR he was chief strategist during its merger with AT&T, held the position of Senior Managing Director of NCR Japan, and was Managing Director of NCR New Zealand in the early 1990's.

Cameron was also the founding CEO of Advantra, a start-up IT and network services joint venture in Australia, which became a US$250M business in just three and a half years during his tenure as CEO.

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