AURORA, IL, August 20, 2012 – Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of telecommunications equipment for wireline, wireless and home networks, announced today that David A. Robison has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Most recently, Robison served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and General Manager for Alvarion. In his new role with Westell, Robison will lead Westell’s sales and marketing organizations that are responsible for the wireless and wireline telecommunications markets as well as utility and other industrial markets.
Robison is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the networking and telecommunications industries. In his most recent position at Alvarion, he oversaw a team of over 60 professionals to create new revenue streams. From 2006 to 2011, Robison served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and General Manager of ECI Telecommunications where he was accountable for all aspects of sales, marketing, service and finance for the Americas region. Prior to joining ECI, he gained additional sales and marketing experience through positions he held at Caspian, UT Starcom, Zhone Technologies, Ascend/Lucent Technologies, Cisco Systems, Sprint and MCI Communications.
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