ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USA Mobility, Inc. (Nasdaq: USMO), a leading provider of wireless messaging services, has announced that Mark Garzone has been appointed executive vice president for marketing, effective today.
Vincent D. Kelly, president and chief executive officer, stated: "We are very pleased to have Mark join the USA Mobility team. He has an extensive background in marketing and sales support management, including more than 10 years in the wireless services industry. We believe Mark's broad experience and marketing expertise will serve us well as we continue to focus USA Mobility's sales and marketing initiatives on customers in the health services, government, corporate, and emergency service first-response sectors. In addition, as a seasoned marketing executive, his leadership ability and business skills should prove very beneficial as we continue to support our core customers and expand our service offerings."
Garzone has more than 23 years of experience in product marketing and marketing communications, successfully developing cost-effective marketing programs that have resulted in customer and revenue growth. A 10-year wireless industry veteran, Garzone most recently was a vice president of marketing for Nextel Communications, Inc. (now known as Sprint/Nextel) where he was responsible for developing and implementing innovative strategies for business and field marketing, including sales communications and channel development, that contributed to both subscriber growth and customer loyalty. Previously, he served as general manager for Market Direct America and, before that, held marketing and business development positions at McGraw-Hill Information Services Group and Dun & Bradstreet. Garzone holds a B.S. degree in marketing from Seton Hall University.
About USA Mobility
USA Mobility, Inc., headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a leading provider of paging products and other wireless services to the business, government, healthcare and emergency response sectors. USA Mobility offers traditional one-way and advanced two-way paging via its nationwide networks covering more than 90% of the U.S. population. In addition, the company offers mobile voice and data services through Nextel, Sprint and Cingular/AT&T Wireless, including BlackBerry and GPS location applications. The company's product offerings include wireless connectivity systems for medical, business, government and other campus environments. USA Mobility focuses on the business-to-business marketplace and supplies mobile connectivity solutions to over two-thirds of the Fortune 1000 companies. For further information visit http://www.usamobility.com.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: Statements contained herein or in prior press releases which are not historical fact, such as statements regarding USA Mobility's expectations for future operating and financial performance, are forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause USA Mobility's actual results to be materially different from the future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expectations include, but are not limited to, declining demand for paging products and services, the ability to continue to reduce operating expenses, future capital needs, competitive pricing pressures, competition from both traditional paging services and other wireless communications services, government regulation, reliance upon third-party providers for certain equipment and services, the timely and efficient integration of the operations and facilities of Metrocall and Arch as well as other risks described from time to time in periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although USA Mobility believes the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. USA Mobility disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
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