Jerry A. Rose Joins Numerex Board of Directors
ATLANTA, April 9, 2013
ATLANTA, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Numerex Corp (NASDAQ: NMRX), a leading
provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise
solutions, today announced that Mr. Jerry A. Rose has been appointed to its
Board of Directors, effective April 8, 2013. Mr. Rose is an experienced
senior executive with a track record of success leading turnarounds and
driving growth in key businesses within General Electric (GE) and United
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Jerry to
Numerex," said Stratton Nicolaides, chairman and CEO of Numerex. "His
extensive knowledge and operating experience in providing sales, marketing and
product management leadership within both GE and UTC will undoubtedly prove
valuable to the Company. With Numerex's strong enterprise focus, we look
forward to Jerry's contribution to the growth of our business."
Mr. Rose joins Numerex as the eighth member of Numerex's board of directors.
After graduating in 1980 from Brigham Young University in Business
Management, Mr. Rose began his career in sales and marketing with Chytraus
Distributing before joining GE in 1984. Mr. Rose held several global
leadership positions during his 26 years at GE including General Manager and
CEO roles in GE's Appliances, Lighting and Security businesses. In 2007 he
became an officer of GE and led global product development strategies.
Mr. Rose was instrumental in the sale of GE Security to UTC in 2010 and joined
UTC as Vice President of Global Product Management where he drove business
integration and built a global team to develop and execute critical strategies
for growth of the Fire & Security business.
Numerex Corp (NASDAQ: NMRX) is a leading provider of interactive and on-demand
machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and service, offered on a subscription
basis, used in the development and support of M2M solutions for the enterprise
and government markets worldwide. The Company offers Numerex DNA® that may
include hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services,
and software Applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST® (Foundation
Application Software Technology). In addition, business services are offered
to enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions while
accelerating deployment. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified,
highlighting the Company's focus on M2M data security, service reliability,
and round-the-clock support of its customers' M2M solutions. For additional
information, please visit www.numerex.com.
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