TORONTO, July 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Further to its announcement on July 6, 2012,Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. ("UBS") (TSX Venture: UBS) today announces that Mr. Grant McCutcheon and Mr. Henry Eaton have resigned from UBS' board of directors and have been replaced by Mr. Victor Wells and Mr. Kenneth D. Taylor.
Kenneth D. Taylor
enjoyed a long career as a diplomat in the Canadian Foreign Service with postings in Guatemala,Detroit, London, Pakistan, Iran and Canadian Consul-General in New York.
is best known as the Canadian Ambassador to Iran who, in 1980, risked his
own life and his
country's reputation to help save the lives of six American hostages during the Iran Crisis.
Since leaving the foreign service, Mr. Taylor has worked extensively in the private sector, including five years as Senior Vice President at Nabisco Brands/RJR Nabisco.
In his current role as Chairman of the consulting firm of Taylor and Ryan, he provides counselling on issues of political risk, international marketing and strategic accommodation with government.
He is currently a director of Marsh Canada, Skylink Aviation Inc., Groundstar Resources and Norvista Resources.