Breadbox CEO Joins Geoworks Board
Geoworks Announces New Board Members
EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 27, 2002 -- Geoworks Corporation (Nasdaq: GWRX)
today announced the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors.
Frank S. Fischer and David J. Domeier are joining the Board effective June
6, 2002 and July 5, 2002, respectively.
Mr. Fischer is the President, CEO and founder of Breadbox Computer Company,
LLC, a developer of applications for GEOS and Nokia EPOC, and brings an
understanding of Geoworks historical operating system as well as the
contract software development market. Mr. Domeier is the former Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer of Aureal Inc. and has significant
financial management experience in a public company environment.
“Geoworks is fortunate to have two extremely qualified candidates joining
the Board,” said Steve Mitchell, President and CEO. “Frank has a long
history with Geoworks and is the current keeper of the GEOS flame. His
understanding of our current and past projects will be invaluable as we look
to the future.
“Having personally worked with Dave Domeier, I have been impressed with his
leadership and his straightforward approach to business. Dave has earned my
highest degree of trust and will be a great fit on the board and on the
Audit committee in particular.”
Mr. Fischer and Mr. Domeier will both be members of the Audit Committee of
the Geoworks Board of Directors and these appointments put the Company back
in compliance with the Nasdaq’s audit committee requirements.
Geoworks Corporation is a provider of leading-edge software design and
engineering services to the mobile and handheld device industry. With nearly
two decades of experience developing operating systems, related applications
and wireless server technology, Geoworks has worked with industry leaders in
mobile phones and mobile data applications including Mitsubishi Electric
Corporation and Nokia. Based in Emeryville, California, the Company also has
a European development center in the United Kingdom. Additional information
can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.geoworks.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the federal securities laws including statements regarding Geoworks’ current
expectations. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results and events to differ materially from those currently
expected or desired, including risks related to delisting and illiquidity,
the operation of its professional services business, the ongoing downturn in
the telecom industry, and adverse economic conditions. Additional discussion
of these and other factors affecting the Company's business and prospects is
contained in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including its quarterly report on form 10-Q for its third fiscal
quarter ended December 31, 2001.