|[September 16, 2013]
PCTEL Promotes John Schoen to Senior Vice President and CFO
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
PCTEL (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), a leader in simplifying wireless and site
solutions for private and public networks, announced today that the
Board of Directors promoted John Schoen, PCTEL's current and long-time
CFO, to Senior Vice President and CFO. Schoen has served as the
company's CFO since November 2001 and has been part of the core
executive team that navigated PCTEL's transition from an analog modem
company to a diverse, wireless equipment and services operation.
"John joined the company less than a month after the Board asked me to
build a new leadership team and to change the company's trajectory,"
said Marty Singer, PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. "John has been my key
advisor in understanding the financial profiles of our various
businesses and has consistently provided the framework for making
difficult decisions. He has also been vital to managing through
difficult situations. He is a great asset to PCTEL and to me, and his
promotion and recognition are well-deserved," added Singer.
Schoen began his career in public accounting at Ernst and Young before
spending nearly 20 years at Motorola (News - Alert), where he held both financial and
operational positions. He served as Safco Technoloy's CFO and
maintained those responsibilities after Agilent's acquisition of Safco.
John has been involved in 16 M&A transactions while serving as PCTEL's
CFO. Schoen is a graduate of DePaul University.
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), develops antenna, scanning receiver, and
engineered site solutions and services for public and private networks.
PCTEL RF Solutions specializes in the design, optimization, and testing
of today's wireless communication networks. The company's SeeGull®
scanning receivers, SeeHawk® visualization tool, and Clarify® system
measure and analyze wireless signals for efficient cellular network
planning, deployment, and optimization. PCTEL develops and supports
scanning receivers for LTE, TD-LTE, EV-DO, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM,
and WiMAX (News - Alert) networks.
PCTEL Connected Solutions™ simplifies network deployment for wireless,
data, and communications applications for private network, public
safety, and government customers. PCTEL Connected Solutions develops and
delivers high-value Yagi, land mobile radio, WiFi (News - Alert), GPS, in-tunnel,
subway, and broadband antennas (parabolic and flat panel) through its
MAXRAD®, Bluewave™ and Wi-Sys™ product lines. PCTEL also designs
specialized towers, enclosures, fiber optic panels, and fiber jumper
cables to deliver custom engineered site solutions. The company's
vertical markets include SCADA, health care, smart grid, positive train
control, precision agriculture, indoor wireless, telemetry, offloading,
and wireless backhaul. PCTEL's products are sold worldwide through
direct and indirect channels. For more information, please visit the
company's web sites www.pctel.com,
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