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05/07/2017

GatesAir Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

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GatesAir has appointed Bruce Swail as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Mr Swail will take over from Phil Argyris, who is retiring from the business.

With more than 35 years of telecom and electronics experience, Mr Swail was formerly CEO of Ulticom Inc., a provider of telecom signaling solutions, as well as well-known data communications vendor, US Robotics.

In addition, Mr Swail an executive at Flextronics and spent 20 years with Motorola where he led global manufacturing and technology businesses ranging in size from $30 million to $1.5 billion.

John Danner, Chairman of GatesAir and Managing Director at The Gores Group, said: " We are very pleased to have attracted an accomplished industry veteran the caliber of Bruce Swail to lead GatesAir going forward.  We are highly confident that his blend of skills and experience will be the perfect fit for GatesAir as it enters this exciting and challenging period in the broadcast equipment industry."

Mr. Swail said: "I'm delighted to be joining the GatesAir team with its storied history and decades of leadership. The company is poised for impressive growth and I'm excited to get started."

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