PARIS, France, October 12, 2011 – 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS) has appointed Tim Newberg to the position of vice president of sales for the Americas. Newberg will establish and manage key accounts in the Americas and will contribute to Sequans’ worldwide sales strategy.
With more than 18 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry at Texas Instruments and Broadcom, Newberg has established himself as a proven business leader by developing strategic account plans, establishing key customer relationships and securing numerous design wins. At Texas Instruments he led a worldwide team of senior sales and marketing personnel in the wireless business unit to drive TI’s mobile operator strategy and relationships, which resulted in significant new business and revenue growth.
“Tim is a very welcome addition to our global sales organization,” said Sylvie Deschamps, Sequans VP of worldwide sales. “His particular talent and demonstrated success in business and sales strategy in the wireless industry will be invaluable to us.”
“I am truly pleased to join Sequans, a great company at the forefront of a very exciting industry at a very exciting time,” said Newberg. “Sequans’ technology and products are exceptional and I look forward to developing the numerous opportunities available in the Americas for Sequans today.”
About Sequans Communications
Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) is a 4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 2003 to address the WiMAX market, the company expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market. Sequans’ chips are inside 4G networks and devices around the world. Sequans is based in Paris, France with additional offices in United States, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China.