Andrew Bush Joins KVH to Manage OEM and Leisure Marine Sales in Europe, Middle
East, and Africa
KVH Selects Former C.A. Clase Executive With 17 Years of Experience to Manage
Growth of Key Market Channel in EMEA Region
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KVH Industries, Inc.,
(Nasdaq:KVHI) is pleased to name Mr. Andrew Bush as its OEM/Leisure Marine
Sales Manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Bush comes
to KVH after 17 years at C.A. Clase (UK) Ltd. and will use his vast industry
experience to manage KVH's entire original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and
leisure marine business unit in the EMEA region. This includes increasing
market share for the popular TracVision^® line of satellite television antenna
systems as well as KVH's TracPhone^® satellite communications systems and its
mini-VSAT Broadband^sm satellite communications service.
"Bringing Andrew onboard confirms our commitment to renew and strengthen the
focus on the OEM and leisure marine markets," says Svend Lykke Larsen,
Managing Director of KVH Industries A/S. "His vast product and industry
expertise and commitment to outstanding customer service will ensure a
positive experience for KVH customers. Andrew will be in touch with his former
colleagues at C.A. Clase frequently, as they will remain our primary
distributor in the UK."
Mr. Bush brings extensive market and customer knowledge to KVH, which he
gained while working closely with OEMs and distributors in the UK as Managing
Director of C.A. Clase (UK) Ltd. Over the course of his tenure at C.A. Clase,
Mr. Bush helped to establish the company as a leading distributor of mobile
connectivity products, including KVH products, throughout Europe.
"I am excited to join KVH because I know from experience that the company is
dedicated to offering the highest quality and best service to yacht owners,
passengers, and crew around the world," explains Mr. Bush. "That is a passion
I share, and I look forward to the opportunity to focus on the outstanding
TracVision and TracPhone product lines and KVH's industry-leading mini-VSAT
Mr. Bush attended Cardiff University and the Alton College of Higher
Education, earning degrees in Business Studies with Tourism and Business
Administration and Management.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global
high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile
users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH's Headland Media group is the
maritime industry's leading provider of rights-approved news, sports, music,
and movies, as well as the Walport Training video series. KVH is based in
Middletown, RI, with facilities in Illinois, Denmark, Norway, the UK,
Singapore, the Philippines, India, and Japan.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, statements
regarding our ability to take advantage of available development opportunities
and anticipated growth in market share for certain KVH products and services.
The actual results realized by the company could differ materially from the
statements made herein. Factors that may cause such differences include, among
others, ongoing economic uncertainty; potential increased competition; new
product and service offerings by our competitors; unanticipated declines in
demand for our products and services; seasonal factors; the need for or delays
in qualification of products to customer or regulatory standards; as well as
the other factors discussed in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC.
KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to
reflect new information or developments.
KVH, TracVision, and TracPhone are registered trademarks of KVH Industries,
Inc. "mini-VSAT Broadband" is a service mark of KVH Industries, Inc.
CONTACT: Nicole Mongillo
KVH Industries, Inc.
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