Novatel Names Weinert President

San Diego-based Novatel Wireless, a provider of WCDMA, CDMA, GSM, and other wireless data networking cards and products, said today that it has promoted Brad Weinert to President, and ended its search for a CEO. Weinert was most recently COO and acting CEO of the firm, and has been at Novatel for more than nine years. Novatel also said that it has promoted Catherine Ratcliffe to Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel, and Chris Ross to Senior Vice President of Operations. Novatel Wireless is a supplier of data networking cards for the wireless industry.