Canadian Wireless Industry Veteran Joins eRecyclingCorps As General Manager for Canadian Operations

Canadian Wireless Industry Veteran Joins eRecyclingCorps As General Manager 
for Canadian Operations 
Patrick Button brings two decades of executive experience at leading OEMs and 
Bell Canada to device trade-in leader 
IRVING, Texas, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ -  eRecyclingCorps (eRC), the leading 
provider of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions, today announced 
the appointment of Patrick Button as vice president and general manager for 
Canada. Based out of Waterloo, Ontario, Button will lead eRC's Canadian 
operations and expansion strategy, including management of the company's 
existing device trade-in programs with TELUS and other leading wireless 
operators and retailers throughout the country. 
"eRecyclingCorps is the clear leader in this rapidly growing and important 
industry, putting money back in consumers' pockets and improving operators' 
bottom lines," said Button. "Having spent the vast majority of my career with 
some of world's largest device manufacturers, I've seen e-waste become a 
serious financial and operational threat to our industry. eRecyclingCorps' 
proven, highly scalable solution provides real cost savings while radically 
changing the global device ecosystem, and I look forward to extending this 
solution across Canada." 
Button joins eRC following two decades in the consumer electronics and 
telecommunications industries at leading OEMs and wireless carriers.  He most 
recently served as vice president of consumer sales and distribution for 
Research in Motion (RIM), where he oversaw North American channel strategies. 
Under Button's leadership, RIM significantly increased sales at key retail 
outlets, including Best Buy, Walmart and RadioShack. Prior to RIM, Button held 
executive positions in sales and marketing at LG Mobile, Samsung Electronics 
and Sony of Canada in addition to Bell Canada. 
"Pat brings an impressive depth of industry knowledge to our growing team in 
Canada. He understands the complexities of the mobile device supply chain 
having negotiated distribution deals for leading OEMs with operators and 
retailers," said David Edmondson, eRC CEO. "As an accomplished sales and 
marketing executive, Pat will be instrumental in scaling our current programs 
while expanding our footprint throughout the Canadian market." 
About eRecyclingCorps  eRecyclingCorps (eRC) is the world's leading provider 
of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions. Founded in 2009 to 
provide a scalable model to repurpose and reuse perceptually obsolete devices, 
eRC partners with global wireless carriers and retailers to provide instant, 
in-store trade-in credit. eRC renews devices to stringent certification 
standards and sells them to consumers in developing countries at an affordable 
price thereby bridging the digital divide. eRC will complete more than seven 
million wireless device trade-ins worldwide in 2012. eRC operates in ten 
countries and partners with leading carriers including Sprint, Verizon and 
TELUS at more than 10,000 retail locations worldwide. For more information, 
please visit 
Katie Struble, Antenna Group for eRC,, +1-415-977-1928 
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