Arnt Arvik Joins PCTEL's Management Team
Ericsson and Ascom Veteran Joins RF Solutions as Vice President,
Americas' Sales and Engineering Services
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical Telecom
solutions, announced today that industry veteran Arnt Arvik will join
PCTEL's management team as Vice President of Americas Sales and
Engineering Services for RF Solutions. Arnt Arvik comes to PCTEL with
extensive experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. He most
recently worked for Ascom Network Testing, where he served as Vice
President of Americas Sales and Operations as well as head of Global
Supply. Prior to Ascom, Arvik spent nine years with Ericsson Inc. as
Director of Business Development for the TEMS product line in the
Americas. Arnt began his professional career managing a startup in
Norway. During his 11 year tenure, the startup grew rapidly to become
the market leader in its field. Arnt received his degree in Maritime
Engineering from Aalesund Maritime College and Business Management from
BI, a Norwegian Business School. He and his family live in Virginia.
"Arnt has a proven track record in building and managing international
sales organizations and creating increased market share and
profitability," said Jeff Miller, Senior Vice President, RF Solutions
Global Sales and Services. "We have worked with Arnt over the past
several years. He will help PCTEL to strengthen our organization,
enhance customer and business development, and facilitate the growth of
our test equipment and our cloud-based services," added Miller.
"I am excited about PCTEL's prospects, but also grateful for my
experiences at Ascom and Ericsson," said Arnt Arvik, PCTEL's newly
appointed Vice President, Americas Sales and Engineering Services for
PCTEL's RF Solutions group. "I look forward to working with Jeff and the
entire management team at PCTEL," added Arvik.
PCTEL previously announced the planned retirement of Marty Singer, the
company's Chairman and CEO, in January 2017 and the succession of David
Neumann to the CEO position. Jeff Miller will, in turn, succeed Neumann
as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of RF Solutions. Mr.
Miller, who has a BS in Computer Science from University of Illinois,
began his career at Motorola and helped to design the world's largest
cellular network in the 1980s. He worked with Singer and John Schoen,
the company's CFO, at SAFCO Technologies, Inc. prior to its sale to
Agilent Technologies Inc. In 2001, he joined the company and was part of
the management team that orchestrated the company's transition from
modems to RF technology and wireless products. Mr. Miller has served in
several capacities at PCTEL since joining the company, including PCTEL's
product management organization, its antenna division, and global sales.
He is currently Senior Vice President, Global Sales, RF Solutions.
PCTEL, a global provider of RF expertise, delivers Performance Critical
Telecom solutions to the wireless industry. PCTEL benchmarks and
optimizes wireless networks with its data tools, engineering services,
and RF products. PCTEL's antennas and site solutions are vital elements
for networks serving SCADA, fleet management, health care, public
safety, and education.
Solutions products and services improve the performance
of wireless networks globally. PCTEL's performance critical products
include its SeeGull MXflex®, IBflex®, and EXflex®
scanning receivers. PCTEL tools also include CW transmitters, signal
analyzers, and the SeeWave interference locating system. PCTEL's
SeeHawk® software portfolio includes SeeHawk® Touch, SeeHawk® Collect,
SeeHawk Engage™, SeeHawk Engage+™, SeeHawk Engage™ Lite, SeeHawk™
Studio, and SeeHawk™ Analytics. PCTEL provides specialized staffing,
interference management and performance critical RF engineering services
for wireless networks.
Solutions designs and delivers performance critical antennas and
site solutions for public and private wireless networks globally.
PCTEL's performance critical antenna solutions include high rejection
and high performance GNSS products and innovative broadband LTE and
Wi-Fi solutions for fixed and mobile applications, including transit,
in-building, and small cell networks. In addition, PCTEL provides a
broad portfolio of LMR and Yagi antennas. We leverage our design,
logistics, and support capabilities to deliver performance critical
antenna and site solutions into carrier, railroad, utility applications,
oil and gas, and other vertical markets.
PCTEL's products are sold worldwide through direct and indirect
channels. For more information, please visit the company's web sites: pctel.com,
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