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Nujira Names Mike McTighe Chairman of the Board

03 October 2005
Mobile Telecoms Veteran to lead Board of Power Amplifier Technology Start-up

3 October 2005, Cambridge, UK – Nujira Ltd, the Cambridge based company developing advanced power amplifier technology for the wireless industry announced today that it has appointed Mike McTighe as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Industry veteran brings significant industry knowledge and more than 25 years of management and board level experience to support Nujira through the next phase of growth.

“This is an exciting time for Nujira as mobile operators ramp up deployment of third-generation cellular services,” stated Mike McTighe. “With growing penetration of cellular networks worldwide, there is an increased focus on improving communications capacity without significantly increasing network Capex and Opex. Nujira has developed their patented high power HAT technology which achieves 30%-50% power amplifier efficiencies in 3G cellular basestations. These levels of enhanced performance are vital for network operators and systems integrators as they expand their network and equipment capacity and keep total cost of network ownership down. Nujira has a strong technical and management team, and I am looking forward to guiding them to becoming a world-leading technology company.

Mr McTighe is an experienced executive with over 25 years of international management experience and directorships in the mobile telecommunications industry. He currently holds non-executive directorships with Alliance & Leicester plc and Pace Micro Technology plc and serves as chairman of the board for leading companies in the wireless sector, such as Red M Group Ltd and Frontier Silicon Holdings Ltd. Most recently, Mr McTighe served as Chairman of Alphamosiac Ltd, where he led the negotiation of the sale to Broadcom, Inc. for $123M+ USD.

"This is an important appointment for Nujira as we grow the management team and expand the business,” stated Tim Haynes, CEO of Nujira. “Mike is a very successful and experienced player in the mobile marketplace. His broad experience with large international companies and extensive contacts within the mobile telecoms sector will be a huge support for moving Nujira to the next phase of our development. Equally important is his experience of growing young technology focussed companies quickly, which is also crucial to our success. We are very pleased to welcome Mike to Nujira’s Board of Directors."

Mr McTighe has held executive management roles in Cable & Wireless plc, Philips Consumer Communications LP, Motorola, Inc. and General Electric. Mr McTighe is also on the technology advisory board of Apax Partners and holds a B.Sc Eng from London University

About Nujira Ltd

Nujira is a leading developer and provider of high efficiency power amplifier technology and related intellectual property for the wireless communications industry. Nujira’s patented high power High Accuracy Tracking (HAT) Modulators for WCDMA, CDMA2000 or WiMAX base stations enable infrastructure and handset OEMs to avoid the reduction in amplifier efficiency normally associated with use of these systems. For more information, visit

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