Tranzeo appoints Smith as Chairman (US)

Wimax systems manufacturer Tranzeo Wireless Technologies’ board of directors has appointed Patrick N Smith as Chairman of the board.

Smith was previously lead director for the board and replaces James A Tocher who will continue to serve as a board member and the president and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Smith’s appointment was recommended by the corporate governance and nominating committee of the board and approved by the board. He was the Chairman of the board of directors of broadband wireless semiconductor company Wavesat. He was also involved in Wavesat’s Indian deployments.

Smith was previously VP of Systems Integration and Technology Planning for Sprint in Kansas City.