SAN FRANCISCO -- CTIA -- The Wireless Association, which organized this week's show in San Francisco, has appointed new members of the board, and two are local executives.
CTIA CEO Steve Largent said new Verizon Wireless President and CEO Lowell McAdam will be the wireless industry trade group's new chairman. McAdam had been vice chairman.
Replacing him as vice chairman is T-Mobile USA CEO Robert Dotson.
CTIA also elected 46 board members for 2008, including Clearwire CEO Ben Wolff.
Othe leadership positions: Alcatel-Lucent Mobility Solutions President Cindy Christy is treasurer, Centennial Communications CEO Michael Small is secretary, and SunCom CEO Michael Kalogris is chairman emeritus.