WEST MELBOURNE, Fla., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Company's Annual Meeting on May 21, 2008 directors of RELM Wireless Corporation
reelected George N. Benjamin III
sixth one-year term as Chairman of the Board and amended the company's corporate governance guidelines to eliminate the provision for mandatory retirement of directors at age 72.Mr. Benjamin has served on the Board of Directors at RELM Wireless ( www.relm.com ) since January 1996.
A longtime business leader, his
career has included senior executive experience with The Marmon Group; BICC Cables
, NA; TIE/Communications, Inc.; Ericsson, Inc.; and TRIG Systems
. Currently, Mr. Benjamin is a Director of Stonebridge Financial Corporation, the parent company of Stonebridge Bank ( www.stonebridgebank.com ), an Internet-based bank focused on national customer accounts while directing its lending practice in the Delaware Valley from its headquarters in West Chester, PA.Mr. Benjamin serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee, and as a member of the Asset and Liability Committee of Stonebridge Financial Corporation. In addition, Mr. Benjamin continues to serve as the Lead Independent Director of Seattle-based AuBeta Networks Corporation ( www.aubeta.net ), a Secured Wide Area Networks (SWAN) company serving the commercial and financial industry, and as Chairman of the Corporate Strategy Committee and a member of the Audit and Capital Committees.
In recent years Mr. Benjamin
has specialized in consulting on acquisitions and mergers, restructuring and turnarounds, entrepreneurial startups, and new business expansion for domestic and international companies in the telecommunications technology, electronic instrumentation, electro-mechanical equipment, and wire and cable industries through TRIG Systems
, a worldwide management consulting company.From 1997 to 1999 he served as President of BICC Brand-Rex and from 1998 to 1999 as President and Chief Executive Officer of BICC Cables Corp., N.A. From 1988 to 1995 he was Group Vice President of The Marmon Group, Inc.; from 1992 to 1995 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of TIE/Communications, Inc.; and from 1985 to 1987 he was President of Ericsson, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson, N.A.Mr. Benjamin
holds three U.S. patents involving solid dielectric insulated high-voltage cable design and manufacturing equipment and processes.