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COVINGTON, La., Sept. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) today announced that Frank J. Bell II has been appointed President of Global Sales and Marketing for the Company effective October 1, 2012. Mr. Bell will be responsible for Globalstar's sales and marketing operations, worldwide customer care, international gateway operator (IGO) partners and for all aspects of the Company's worldwide revenue growth.
"With his proven and stellar industry track record, I am very pleased to welcome Frank Bell and his decades of wireless industry expertise to Globalstar," said Jay Monroe, Chairman and CEO of Globalstar, Inc. "As we complete the deployment of our new constellation and prepare to once again offer the world's highest quality mobile satellite voice and data services, the Globalstar Board of Directors identified this position as crucial for us to achieve our strategic growth goals. Throughout his career, Frank has achieved record sales success while maintaining some of the lowest churn and highest levels of customer and employee satisfaction in the wireless industry.
"Frank's extensive retail and consumer brand development experience will serve Globalstar well as we continue investing in, promoting and expanding the scope of our SPOT consumer brand. His international contacts and experience also augment his US wireless career. Given his proven ability to bring projects and new revenue in, on time and under budget, Frank is the ideal choice to lead our global sales, marketing, IGO and customer care operations."
Mr. Bell has over 25 years of sales and strategic management experience with a number of wireless industry companies. He served as General Manager at MetroPCS for four years and prior to that was Area Vice President for Sprint. Most recently he served as the President and COO of PR Wireless, a wireless provider in Puerto Rico and President of Wireless Consulting Services, Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from Pepperdine University.