Novatel Wireless Names New CFO

San Diego-based Novatel Wireless announced this morning that it has appointed Michael Newman as the company's new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Newman was most recently at Websense, most recently serving as CFO, but has spent over eleven years at the company. Newman also has served at Gateway Inc. Newman replaces interim CFO Tom Allen, who the company said will continue to provide consulting services to the company. Novatel has been looking for a new CFO since June. Novatel Wireless is a developer of wireless, M2M modules and Wi-Fi hotspot equipment.