Riga, Latvia, 2013-02-11 15:31 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
SAF Tehnika announces that as of 1 March this year, Edgars Ricevs, at present CEO of Stream Networks, will join SAF Tehnika as the company's Vice President Sales and Marketing. Within a month, Edgars Ricevs will also occupy a position of a Board Member, thus replacing the former company's Vice President Sales and Marketing Janis Ennitis whose leave from the company is related to an opportunity of developing a private business.
"Respecting the decision of Janis Ennitis to take on a new challenge in his career I am convinced that in the person of Edgars Ricevs SAF Tehnika has been joined by a knowledgeable manager with most extensive experience in the sector of innovative telecommunication technologies, which will be a great asset for the company," stressed SAF Tehnika Chairman of the Board, Normunds Bergs. At the same time SAF Tehnika confirms that the expected changes in the company's management are not related to the changes in the company's strategy of the product development and its international operations.
The duties of Edgars Ricevs at SAF Tehnika will include sales and marketing management by strengthening those activities worldwide, investigating new opportunities and developing managed services business in North America.
Edgars Ricevs currently is performing as a CEO of SIA Stream Networks (since August 2008) – wireless broadband access provider in Northern Europe. E. Ricevs was also a COO and CTO of pan-Baltic alternative carrier Norby Telecom (March 2007- August 2008) and, he also was holding a CEO position at SIA Telecentrs (April 2002 - August 2008). Within the period from February 1996 to March 2002 he performed the duties of the Head of Microwave department for Microlink Latvia. E. Ricevs holds bachelor degree in computer science from Ventspils University College (2004-2006) .
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