Peter White is leaving Globalstar Canada as GM and is being replaced by Steven Bell, former director of sales. White, currently assisting in the transition, will pursue other business opportunities. SkyWave Mobile Communications has appointed Doug Reid as president and CEO. The satellite telematics provider began looking for a new chief executive last year. Reid was formerly VP for the surveying and engineering solutions business unit of Leica Geosystems. There, he led the strategic planning process. Prior to Leica, he was president and CEO of NovAtel Inc. Zi Corp. has named Michael Donnell president and COO. Donnell, the former CEO of Cellular One, a wireless operator based in San Francisco, replaces Gary Kovacs, who has completed his contract with the firm and will now pursue other business opportunities. Donnell will immediately focus on growing the company’s global customer base, increasing the adoption of its technology, and broadening the portfolio of the company’s products and services. Donnell has more than 18 years experience at the senior management level. He has since 2000 operated a consulting firm and served as senior counsel to a number of wireless infrastructure and software firms. Prior to his position at Cellular One, he spent 15 years at PageNet. Veena Rawat, former deputy director-general of Industry Canada’s spectrum engineering branch, has joined the Communications Research Centre. She is now VP of marketing and business development with the government-funded research lab. Rawat was recently awarded a gold medal at the International Telecommunication Union’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-03) where she was the first woman to chair the month-long conference. Doug Sward, director of terrestrial engineering at the department, has taken over Rawat’s position on an interim basis. Michael Antieri has joined VenGrowth Capital Partners Inc.’s technology advisory board effectively immediately. Antieri is currently VP of AT&T Solutions’ strategic outsourcing organization. This group is responsible for networking infrastructure of AT&T’s largest outsourcing clients. In this role, Antieri will provide insight into the communications industry and assess the commercial and market potential of new areas of technology. Management consulting firm Arthur D. Little has added two key people to help the company expand its North American practice. Thomas Manning becomes managing director and Paul MacKinnon joins as a director. Charles Nicholas, CFO of Andrew Corp., will succeed Floyd English as chair of the company’s board of directors in February 2004. Nicholas is also the vice-chair of the board. English, who will retire in February, has been chair of the board since 1994, and served as president and CEO from 1983 until 2003. Philip Colbourn, former chair of Allen Telecom, and Robert Paul, former CEO of Allen Telecom, have been appointed to the board. As well, Marty Kittrell, VP of strategic planning, will take over as CFO. AirIQ Inc. has appointed Graham Matthews, general partner of VenGrowth Capital Partners Inc., to its board of directors. Matthews has more than eight years experience in the venture capital world and has expertise in the financing of small- and medium-sized businesses. AirIQ is filling two vacant positions on its board left by the departures of Leslie Lyall of GrowthWorks and Tim Patterson of CAI Capital Management.