New appointment for AirCell

AirCell has named Robin Salem its new Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development. Based at the company’s new Itasca, IL, facility, he is responsible for leading the company’s strategic partnership, alliance-building and business strategy functions.

“Robin’s vast global experience in the wireless, cellular & telecommunications industries will be a great asset as we continue developing our revolutionary new broadband service for U.S. airlines and business aircraft,” said Jack W. Blumenstein, AirCell President & CEO.

Prior to joining AirCell, Mr. Salem served as Senior Vice President of Business Development of Nomadix, Inc., a leading Wi-Fi access gateway and web-content service provider. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Business Development & Strategy of Motorola’s $5 billion cellular service business, as well as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of CPDI, a leading telecom OSS/BSS and wireless data solution provider.

Mr. Salem holds a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Essex, UK, and is a Chartered Accountant from England & Wales.