Eden Prairie, Minn., October 7, 1998 - FieldWorks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FWRX) today announced the addition of technology industry veteran Warren Pillsbury as vice president, sales and marketing.
Pillsburys 30 years of technology sales experience includes successes in rapidly increasing sales of computer and data communications products.
While marketing director for IBM Product Centers in Atlanta, Pillsbury grew annual sales from $30 million to $419 million in four years, 1982 to 1986. More recently, from 1988 to 1995, Pillsbury led sales and marketing for Network Systems Corporation of Minneapolis and grew annual sales from $90 million to $230 million. His posts there included vice president, marketing and sales, and corporate vice president, business development and strategy. Before this, he held similar positions with NYNEX in New York and Atlanta.
Most recently, Pillsbury was vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Centron of Minneapolis, a $200-million network services provider and value-added reseller of data communications equipment.
Pillsbury joins FieldWorks as it completes the restructuring of its sales and marketing area into business units focused on specific vertical markets for its customer-specific computing solutions.
Pillsbury is a graduate of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.
FieldWorks designs, builds and sells customer-specific computing solutions for demanding field environments. Users include field professionals in transportation, telecommunications, utility, medical, law enforcement and other industries worldwide. FieldWorks products are designed and produced in compliance with its formal quality system, which is certified to the international ISO9001 quality standard.
FieldWorks headquarters are at:
7631 Anagram Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Internet Address: www.field-works.com
Telephone: (612) 974-7000
Fax: (612) 974-7199
Forward-looking statements in this news release, if any, are made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain important factors could cause results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements, including the impact of changing economic or business conditions, the impact of competition, the availability of financing, the success of products in the marketplace, other risk factors inherent in the computer industry, and other factors discussed from time to time in reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.