International. 5G Americas, the industry and voice association of 5G and LTE for the Americas, announced that Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of T-Mobile USA, was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of 5G Americas in 2018. The Board of 5G Americas also re-elected Hans Ovesen, Director, Function and Government of the Group, Industrial Relations of Ericsson, as Treasurer of the organization.
"It is an honor to have Neville Ray as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors of 5G Americas and we are excited to take advantage of his leadership as the fifth generation of wireless technology develops," said Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas. honors that Hans Ovesen, with his vast experience in global organizations, continues in the role of Treasurer. "
Neville Ray has more than 25 years of experience in the design, deployment and operational management of wireless networks in the United States and in the world, and is recognized for its leadership in the telecommunications industry. His work includes all aspects of the deployment of wireless networks, including radio planning and optimization. Ray is responsible for the ongoing management and development of T-Mobile's wireless network nationwide, as well as technological innovations, IT services and company operations. Ray has been a member of the Governing Board of 5G Americas for more than seven years, including mandates in which he served as President.
Ray commented: "Over the years, 5G Americas has had a significant and positive impact on the mobile industry in the Americas region, providing technical and regulatory leadership for the connected wireless world. It is my privilege to be elected as a Board Leader to continue advancing the wireless technology of the Americas through the strategic work of 5G Americas. "
Members of the Governing Board of 5G Americas include: América Móvil, AT & T, Cable & Wireless, Cisco, CommScope, Entel, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Intel, Kathrein, Mavenir, Nokia, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung, Sprint, T-Mobile US, Inc. and Telefonica.