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  1. TACO Antenna
28 September 2010

Management Changes at Wade Antenna and TACO Antenna

Ryan Murphy has been promoted to the position of president of Wade Antenna and TACO Antenna. Patric (Ric) Murphy has assumed the role of chairman of the board of Wade Antenna and all related companies. Willem (Wilco) Bagchus has been promoted to vice president of marketing and sales for Wade Antenna and TACO Antenna.

“We are excited with Ryan Murphy taking over the leadership role of the day-to-day operations of Wade Antenna and TACO Antenna,” states Ric Murphy. Ryan began with Wade Antenna in April 2000 as director of sales and marketing.

“I look forward to the new role and am proud to lead our management team to grow Wade Antenna to new levels of success,” claims Ryan Murphy. “Our employees are our number one resource to get us to our goals and objectives.” Ryan has a four-year honours business administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario (1994).

Wilco Bagchus has over 30 years experience in the communications industry and over 27 years of management experience. Wilco joined the Wade Antenna management team in January 2010 as director of business development.

Ric Murphy founded Wade Antenna in 1987 by purchasing the rights to Wade Log Periodic Antenna. In 2001, Ric orchestrated the acquisition of TACO Antenna and Delhi Antenna Products. In 2005, Wade Antenna purchased the rights to the Lindsay Antenna product line.

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TACO Antenna (a Division of Wade Antenna Inc.) manufactures a wide range of high quality, lightweight VHF/UHF Air Traffic Control Communication antennas.
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