VANCOUVER, B.C. - WebTech Wireless Inc., a provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, announces that it has appointed Mr. Larry Juba, who has served as Vice President of Quadrant Operations since 2007, to the position of Chief Operating Officer, WebTech Wireless Inc. Mr. Juba, a long time technology industry executive, will be taking immediate responsibility for the company's manufacturing, vendor management, infrastructure and certain other company-wide operations.
Mr. Juba has over 25 years' of experience in building and leading engineering, operations and professional services teams for wireless technology companies. He has extensive experience in international operations, project management, systems and applications engineering, software and hardware engineering, customer service, manufacturing, and product management. During his career, Mr. Juba has held Vice President and Director positions heading operations in companies such as Digital Dispatch Systems and Glenayre. Mr. Juba, a native of Burnaby BC, holds diplomas in Management Skills in Advanced Technology and Electronics Engineering from Simon Fraser University and BCIT respectively.
"Larry Juba is one of the most competent and accomplished operational executives that I have ever worked with. There is no one better suited to complete the integration of our three businesses, and to inspire enthusiasm in the people responsible for delivering our continually improving results," said Scott Edmonds, WebTech Wireless' President and Chief Executive Officer. "We have made great progress to date in integrating InterFleet, NextBus and Quadrant operations at the brand, sales, finance and admin levels. It's now time to focus on the back-of-the-house functions – a key deliverable for Larry and his team this year."
"I am excited to work in this expanded role and to leverage the many centers of excellence that we have throughout our offices in Canada and the US," said Larry Juba, "There are also many opportunities for my team to improve margins, to gain greater economies of scale and to reduce working capital as we integrate and grow our businesses. This is a challenge that I am eager to get started on."
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