Sand 9 Appoints Alan Mond as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing

--Industry veteran brings decades of experience to maker of precision MEMS timing products

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--Sand 9, Inc., a pioneer in precision micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) timing products for wireless and wired applications, today announced that Alan Mond has joined the company as executive vice president of sales and marketing. An industry veteran with more than thirty years’ experience in timing and frequency control, Mond was most recently vice president and general manager for the communications business unit at Vectron International, Inc. Mond joined Sand 9 on October 15, 2012, reporting directly to Vince Graziani, CEO.

“Alan Mond drove Vectron’s leadership position in precision timing, securing significant business with all of the major communications equipment manufacturers,” said Vince Graziani, CEO, Sand 9. “Alan’s deep understanding of customer needs and the industry combined with his expertise in developing sales channels will help accelerate the adoption of Sand 9’s products in the marketplace.”

“I am delighted and privileged to be joining the Sand 9 team,” said Alan Mond, executive vice president, sales and marketing, Sand 9. “MEMS technology is changing the face of timing and frequency control, and Sand 9's timing products will be a driving force in advancing the ways we bring timing to both the network and to mobile devices.”

Representing a multi-billion dollar market opportunity, timing devices provide the ‘heartbeat’ for all electronic applications. Historically, this need has been met by quartz crystals. Sand 9’s MEMS timing devices provide an alternative with performance, quality and integration advantages over legacy quartz crystal solutions.

About Sand 9

Founded in 2007 in Cambridge, MA, Sand 9 is a pioneer in precision MEMS timing products. Leveraging its precision MEMS platform, Sand 9 currently offers MEMS timing products that enhance quality and performance, simplify system design, and promote space and power savings in integrated electronic systems. Sand 9’s technology serves wireless and wired systems in a wide range of market segments: mobile, industrial and communications. For more information on Sand 9, please contact us via phone: +617.453.2451, email: info@sand9.com or web: www.sand9.com.

Sand 9 is a registered trademark of Sand 9, Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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Contacts

Sand 9
Todd Borkowski, +617-453-2451
todd@sand9.com

Alan Mond joins Sand 9, a pioneer in precision MEMS timing products for wireless and wired applications, as executive vice president. (Photo: Business Wire)

Alan Mond joins Sand 9, a pioneer in precision MEMS timing products for wireless and wired applications, as executive vice president. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Release Summary

Industry veteran Alan Mond joins Sand 9 as executive vice president. A former Vectron International executive, Mond brings more than 30 years in timing and frequency control to the company.

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Sand 9
Todd Borkowski, +617-453-2451
todd@sand9.com