2020

12.05.2020 – u-blox Holding AG

u-blox AG: u-blox appoints Carl Bellanca as new Head of Sales for u-blox Americas

12.05.2020 / 09:00

Media Alert

u-blox appoints Carl Bellanca as new Head of Sales for u-blox Americas

Thalwil, Switzerland - May 12, 2020 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a global
provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has
appointed Carl Bellanca as the new Head of Sales for u-blox Americas. The
decision aligns with u-blox's strategy to grow its sales teams in the US,
offer distribution on a global scale, and expand its offering to services
and solutions as shown with the recent acquisition of the IoT
Communication-as-a-Service provider Thingstream.

Carl Bellanca is a veteran of the electronic components industry with 25
years' experience in various sales and management positions across its value
chain - in distribution, as a manufacturer representative, and as a
supplier.

As Head of Sales for u-blox Americas, Carl Bellanca will implement the
company's sales strategy in the Americas, growing the distribution network,
forging new partnerships, and promoting the growing portfolio of u-blox
solutions and services.

Carl Bellanca brings with him deep insights into products and markets
relevant to u-blox. Following two decades as VP Sales and co-owner of Ontec
Electronic Marketing Inc in Rochester, NY, he held the position of Regional
Sales Manager for the Wireless Connectivity Solutions group at Future
Electronics. He has been VP Sales - East at u-blox America since 2018. He
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Ithaca
College, Ithaca, NY.

"u-blox offers best-in-class technologies, sales, and engineering resources
supporting the needs of our customers across the entire IoT ecosystem in
hardware, security, and services. I look forward to emerging opportunities
in leading u-blox America and continuing to develop our overall strategies
towards long-term sustainable growth," says Carl Bellanca.

"We're thrilled to have someone with such an impressive track record lead
the u-blox Americas team," says Markus Schaefer, Head of Global Sales and
Marketing. "Carl Bellanca is uniquely prepared to drive a sales strategy
addressing our business over our entire portfolio of products and services,
and to build a strong team in the Americas."

About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless
communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart
and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and
machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over
cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules,
and secure data services and connectivity, u-blox is uniquely positioned to
empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the
Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in
Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in
Europe, Asia, and the USA.

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