Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new independent members to its board of directors, bringing total board membership to six, the company said.
Joining the Airborne Wireless Network board effective January 3, 2018 are Samuel Gulko, James H. Leach, James C. Witham, and Karen B. Laustsen who will each provide independent oversight of the company´s functions on behalf of the company´s stockholders.
Samuel Gulko will serve as the Chairman of the company´s newly formed Audit Committee and will be a member of the newly formed Compensation and Nominating & Corporate Governance committees.
James H. Leach will serve on the company´s newly formed Audit, Compensation and Nominating & Corporate Governance committees.
James C. Witham will serve as Chairman of the company´s newly formed Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.
Karen B. Laustsen will serve as Chairwoman of the company´s newly formed Compensation Committee.
The company intends to create a high-speed broadband airborne wireless network by linking commercial aircraft in flight. It is projected that each aircraft participating in the network will act as an airborne repeater or router, sending and receiving broadband signals from one aircraft to the next and creating a digital information superhighway in the sky.