In-building wireless specialist Westell names new SVP global sales

Chuck Bernstein joins Westell to lead the company's sales organization and channel development.

In-building wireless specialist Westell names new SVP global sales
In-building wireless specialist Westell names new SVP global sales

Westell Technologies (NASDAQ: WSTL), a supplier and deployer of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, announced the appointment of Chuck Bernstein as the company's Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales. According to a company press release, Bernstein brings to Westell 25 years of sales, business development and management experience, with a focus on launching industry-changing solutions.

Most recently, Bernstein served as vice president of worldwide sales for TeleCommunication Systems' (TCS) Commercial Software Group, where he was responsible for leading all global sales for TCS's location platform and application technology business. Prior to TCS, Bernstein was vice president of North American sales at Net Optics (acquired by Ixia) and Tellabs.

Westell asserts that, under Bernstein’s leadership, his sales teams partnered with customers to revolutionize their network evolution plans, network deployments and service offerings that delivered major business growth. Bernstein holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland and participated in the Executive Sales Management program at Columbia University.

“We are very excited to have Chuck Bernstein join the Westell Team to lead our sales organization and channel development,” comments Tom Gruenwald, president and CEO of Westell. “Chuck is an exceptional sales leader, bringing extensive experience with carrier and large global enterprise customers. His skills in building and leading world-class sales teams will be invaluable as we drive growth in these key verticals.”

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