AirIQ Inc., a wireless location services provider specializing in telematics and security, announced that it will appoint Steve Willey to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Willey, an AirIQ Board member since 2001, has been leading the Company on an “interim” basis since February 2007. Mr. Willey comes to AirIQ from a NASDAQ-listed company with whom he has been associated since 1993, most recently as President, Asia – Sales and Marketing.
Mr. Willey joined the Board of Directors of AirIQ in 2001. He has served on the Audit, Compensation and Governance committees of the Company, and has been the interim Chief Executive Officer since February 22, 2007.
The Company also announced that Don Simmonds, who has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors following the retirement of Peter Bradshaw, will become Chairman and transition from involvement at an operational level.