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Digital Radio Signals Continued Expansion

Westica Ltd, a supplier of point-to-point digital radio wireless solutions, today announced the strategic appointment of management within their manufacturing and international sales departments. Appointments are: Robert McCairns to the post of Manufacturing Programme Manager, and Alan Rae to the position of Sales Manager, contributing to the company’s ongoing European expansion.

Chris Burnett, CEO of Westica, comments, "The Company has experienced substantial growth in the past year, and has made substantial inroads into the wireless networking market. Natural evolution has shaped the appointment of these key staff to sustain and achieve our goal to become a key global supplier to the point-to-point wireless radio market."

Alan Rae brings to Westica a vast amount of experience in the International defence and communications markets. He began his career as an engineer, and has worked in the sales and marketing arena with Barr & Stroud since 1989. Primarily based in Westica’s Paisley office, Alan will be responsible for maximising Westica’s exposure in the burgeoning overseas market.

As manufacturing programme manager, Robert McCairns will be involved with the day-to-day management of Westica’s key sub-contracting manufacturing suppliers. Robert has substantial qualifications in Manufacturing Engineering & Management
and offers expertise within process control, new product introduction into the manufacturing environment and process engineering.

McCairns explains, "I’m thrilled to join Westica at this exciting time. We have just launched a critical phase in our plans for expansion, and the company is moving at an incredible pace." Rae concludes, "This pace ensures Westica continues to forge ahead in the digital wireless arena and I look forward to being instrumental in their continued success."

About Westica

Westica is a European based pioneer in the design, manufacture and marketing of point-to-point advanced digital transmission solutions for a wide range of applications. Founded in 1994, Westica's corporate strategy to provide high quality, reliable and leading-edge telecommunications through ground-breaking products were recently acknowledged in the form of substantial institutional investment during 1998 and 1999. 3i, Scottish Enterprise and the Generics Group, amongst others, constitute a consortium of investors dedicated to accelerating the development of this revolutionary technology. Further information is available from:


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