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Vell Recruits CIO for Pinnacle Towers (Global Signal)

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Global Signal Now Crown Castle

Massoud Sedigh

Chief Information Officer

> Location: Houston, TX to Florida
> Industry: Mobile Tower Operator
> Other experience: CIO, Equiva Trading | MD, Global Tech, Cantor Fitzgerald
> Ownership: PE-backed
> Diversity


Global Signal has selected Mr. Massoud Sedigh as the company’s new Chief Information Officer. Most recently, Mr. Sedigh served as the Chief Information Officer for the Shell Trading Company, an energy trading venture. Prior to Shell, he spent ten years with Cantor Fitzgerald, a global securities firm, where he served as a Partner. Mr. Sedigh has over twenty years of experience in the information technology field.

Mr. Sedigh holds a BS degree in Computer Science and an MS degree in Industrial Management from the State University of New York.

About Global Signal

Global Signal engages in the ownership, leasing, and management of communication towers and other communications sites to the providers of wireless telephony, mobile radio, paging, broadcast, and data services in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company's customers include a variety of wireless service providers, government agencies, operators of private networks and broadcasters. These customers operate networks from the Company's communications sites and provide wireless telephony, mobile radio, paging, broadcast and data services. Global Signal has an aggregate of more than 26,000 tenant leases on its communications sites and over 2,000 customers.

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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