WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) today announced two key appointments
to its management team. Jannie K. Lau was appointed Executive Vice
President, General Counsel and Secretary of the company, and Patrick Van
de Wille was named Vice President of Communications and Investor
Ms. Lau joined InterDigital in 2008 as Associate General Counsel, and
was promoted to Deputy General Counsel in 2010. Prior to joining
InterDigital, Ms. Lau served as securities and transactional counsel at
IKON Office Solutions, Inc., then a Fortune® 500 company.
Before beginning her in-house career, she was a corporate associate at
leading global law firms in New York and Boston, where she represented
public and pre-IPO companies as well as private equity and venture
capital fund managers. Ms. Lau serves on the board of directors of
DELVACCA, the Delaware Valley chapter of the Association of Corporate
Counsel, and the executive committee of the Asian Pacific American Bar
Association of Pennsylvania. She is an honors graduate of the University
of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia
Mr. Van de Wille joined InterDigital in February 2012 as Senior Director
of Communications and Public Relations. Prior to joining InterDigital,
he was Senior Vice President in the corporate communications and
investor relations practice of FTI Consulting, where he helped lead the
technology practice and managed client engagements for companies in the
technology, financial services and resource industries. Mr. Van de Wille
contributes more than two decades of experience in communications,
including executive roles at global communications firms Ketchum and
Text 100 and a decade of media and broadcast experience. He holds a
Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Montreal, and a Master of
Arts from Northern Illinois University.
Ms. Lau and Mr. Van de Wille assume their new responsibilities
subsequent to the elections of Steven W. Sprecher and Janet M. Point to
participate in the company's voluntary early retirement plan.
InterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the
core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many
of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges,
inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer
multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has
licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading
wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ
and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.
InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.
For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.
Media and Investor Contact:
Van de Wille, +1 858-210-4814
Source: InterDigital, Inc.
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