Boingo Wireless appoints board of directors member

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the distributed antenna system (DAS), small cells and Wi-Fi provider that serves carriers, consumers, property owners and advertisers worldwide, announced the appointment of Roy H. Chestnutt to its board of directors and to the Steering Committee, the company said.

The appointment, effective immediately, expands the company´s Board leadership to further drive long-term value creation for shareholders.

Chestnutt most recently was Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer for Verizon Communications, Inc. where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Verizon´s overall corporate strategy, including business development, joint ventures, strategic investments, acquisitions and divestitures.

Chestnutt held leadership roles with Motorola Networks, Grande Communications, Sprint-Nextel and AirTouch. He previously served as director for the GSMA and chair of the Chief Strategy Officers Group which included 25 global strategists from the world´s wireless carriers.

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