Conrad Melancon named Director of Business Development for RMS Communications Group Inc.

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Duties will include overseeing expansion of the companyÂ?s programs and national agent network.

Conrad Melancon has been named director of business development by RMS Communications Group Inc., an industry leader in cell phone recycling.

Melancon, of Folsom, Calif., will be in charge expanding RMS’s network of agents and program participants throughout California and the rest of the nation.

“RMS excels at creating innovative programs which allow individual consumers and businesses to conveniently sell or recycle phones that otherwise would lay idle,” Melancon said. “Additionally, the company often partners with charities and other non-profit organizations. The collection and sale of old cell phones is an important source of revenue for many of these groups.”

RMS collects used cell phones, recycles them and re-markets them throughout the world. It also provides cell phones at no charge to police, shelters and others in need of 911 phone services. Cell phones that cannot be re-marketed are disposed of in an environmentally responsible fashion.

Melancon has a decade of experience in the wireless industry, having owned retail stores and served as sales manager for a rural carrier in Northern California.

“Conrad brings many years of management and business development experience to the company, and we are pleased to have him on board,” said James Mosieur, chief executive officer. “RMS is poised for rapid growth during the next several years, and we expect Conrad to be an integral part of that process.”

Melancon also brings a California presence to the company. California is critical to the recycled cell phone industry because it has the greatest number of cell phone users of any state in the nation. Also, California recently enacted the Cellular Phone Recycling Act of 2004, which requires retailers of cellular phones to offer no-cost recycling options for consumers by June 2006. Similar legislation is pending in several other states.

About RMS Communications Group Inc.

Since 1985 RMS Communications Group, Inc. has been a leading wireless wholesaler with customers all over the world. It supports the wireless industry with innovative services designed to help service providers, wireless agents and corporate customers get the most out of their wireless devices. More information can be found at and

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