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KORE Announces Expanded Executive Leadership Team

ATLANTA & BOSTON, May 04, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- KORE, the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced key additions to its leadership team. The company’s new executive team adds senior leaders from the recent acquisition of Wyless, including Mike Coffey as Chief Operating Officer, Charles Kriete in the role of Chief Marketing Officer, Steve Sarno serving as Chief Financial Officer, and Gavin Carter, Chief Technology Officer. Each will report to KORE CEO Alex Brisbourne. The new KORE executives will operate from the company’s Boston-area hub, a key outpost for IoT innovation.

COO Mike Coffey is responsible for major operational functions, including the rapid integration of the businesses and their respective technologies. For the past eight years, Mike has leveraged an early background in software development and networking to successfully lead two technology enabled companies as CEO, Wyless and RISI, a niche SaaS data business. Earlier in his career, Mike was the technology executive at CMP Media responsible for an online technology platform driving a time of extensive growth, and previously Mike served as a managing consultant for eCommerce software provider ATG.

In the role of CMO, Charles Kriete is tasked with directing all aspects of marketing and product communications, as well as key channel partner, and carrier commercial relationships. Previous to KORE’s acquisition of Wyless Group, Charles served there as Chief...