Telit Wireless Solutions Inc., the Italy-based M2M mobile technology arm of Telit Communications PLC, has appointed six wireless industry leaders to guide the launch of the company’s operations and sales force in South America. Telit will begin manufacturing the company’s innovative M2M modules in São Paulo, Brazil, this month.
The Telit Brazil executive leadership team will be led by former Siemens Wireless Modules customer manager and strategic marketing consultant Marcos Kinzkowski. As general director of Telit Brazil, Kinzkowski will lead Telit’s regional sales force. His expert knowledge of the Brazilian wireless market and established operator and integrator relationships will play an integral role in introducing Telit’s M2M technology to the South American marketplace. Additional Telit Brazil team members who will report directly to Kinzkowski are listed below.
He is joined by:
• Ivan Braz - Serving as regional director of manufacturing, operations and logistics, Braz recently served as business unit manager at Jabil Circuit Inc. where he was responsible for directing the company’s mobile phone and telecommunication equipment manufacturing units.
• Hamilton Marques da Silva is a wireless expert who becomes head field applications engineer. Previously, he was Senior Product and Test Engineer at Siemens where he was responsible for network interoperability tests of GSM products, meeting specifications and ensuring functionality and quality for Brazilian and other Latin American network operators.
• Anderson Benino will serve as regional sales manager, having previously been commercial sales manager at Siemens Wireless Modules.
• Ricardo Stefanato Buranello is the new regional finance manager who joins the company from Siemens where he was a finance coordinator responsible for a $30 M business unit.
• Diogo Sae becomes regional sales director and is an up-and-coming M2M communications expert. He was recruited and participated in Siemens’ Top Talent program in 2006; he then served as a sales engineer and application engineer.
“Brazil is one of the fastest-growing wireless markets,” said Oozi Cats, CEO Telit Communications PLC. “With the appointment of experienced leadership executives combined with the company’s innovative technology, Telit will quickly become a major player in the South American M2M industry.”