Lisle, IL – April 15, 2013 – ExteNet Systems, Inc., a leader and innovator in the implementation and operation of distributed networks, today announced the appointment of Andrew G. Chavez as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Chavez, a veteran in mobile communications with more than 20 years of telecom experience, will guide and oversee the sales and marketing teams responsible for ExteNet Systems’ continued growth in North America.
ExteNet Chief Executive Officer Ross Manire stated, “Andy is a proven and respected industry leader who brings both a solid vision and the deep telecom industry expertise the company needs at this point in its growth to capitalize on growing market opportunities.”
Andrew Chavez addressed why ExteNet Systems is the right opportunity. He stated, “The ExteNet business model represents a compelling and unique opportunity for wireless carriers and organizations in sports and entertainment, commercial real estate, healthcare, higher education, hospitality and other industries to quickly, strategically and cost effectively advance their wireless infrastructure and services to meet rapidly changing market needs.” Chavez added, “I am deeply impressed with the management and staff at ExteNet and look forward to doing my part to help the company realize its full market potential.”
Most recently, Chavez was Head of North America, Customer Business Team for Nokia Systems Networks, responsible for setting strategy, business development and customer relationships. Prior to assuming the North America role, Andy was the Head of the T-Mobile Customer Account Team from 2008-2010 and Managing Director & Head of the AT&T Account Team from 2007-2008. Andy also spent 16 years at Lucent Technologies (and its predecessor AT&T) in ever-increasing roles of responsibility ending his career at Lucent as the Vice President of Sales for the T-Mobile account in 2007.
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University, and attended the Graduate School of Business at the University of Denver, as well as the Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Andrew is active in many telecommunications industry organizations.
About ExteNet Systems, Inc.
Lisle, IL-based ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns and operates distributed networks in key strategic markets for use by wireless carriers and venue owners. Using distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cell and other technologies, ExteNet networks enhance coverage and capacity and enable superior wireless service in both outdoor and indoor environments. Primary markets addressed by ExteNet include outdoor distributed networks for use by wireless carriers, and a host of indoor verticals, including sports and entertainment venues, commercial real estate, healthcare, higher education, hospitality and government agencies. For more information, visit www.extenetsystems.com.
“ExteNet” is a registered trademark of ExteNet Systems, Inc.