TerreStar Appoints Former Verizon Wireless CEO.

TerreStar Solutions CEO Andre Tremblay announced the appointment of Dan Mead, an internationally-respected executive in the field of wireless, to the company’s board of directors.

Mr. Mead recently announced his retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless company in the United States.

He spent 37 years with Verizon, having been one of the founding senior executives of Verizon Wireless.  He oversaw the company’s growth, financial performance and public policy advocacy, playing a leading role in its rise to becoming a dominant player in the USA.

Mr. Mead is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTIA, the wireless industry’s national trade organization, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Penn State University.