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International Datacasting Announces New Director
David J. Smith appointed to board
OTTAWA, ONTARIO—International Datacasting Corp. appointed
David J. Smith to the board of directors.
As the executive vice
president of Enterprise Mobile Computing at BlackBerry Inc., Smith led the introduction of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for multiple devices
including Apple, Android, and BlackBerry 10 devices. He also served as a
business and technology leader on a wide range of products and services for
Bell-Northern Research and Nortel. He was responsible for the development and
launch of wireless location based services and was the product manager for one
of Nortel’s most successful data networking products in the 1990s.
Smith holds a BASc (Electrical Engineering and Management Sciences) and
MASc (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo.
In addition to
Smith’s appointment, the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee led by
Peter Strom is continuing its work to evaluate board performance and to
recommend candidates for election at the company’s annual general meeting,
expected to be held in July 2014. Information regarding those candidates
is expected to be published well in advance of the meeting.