Fred M. Gabbard, senior vice president, WMS Industries
Fred M. Gabbard has been named to the new position of senior vice president of product development operations at WMS Industries Inc. Gabbard, 50, will oversee product management and introductions and quality at the networked gaming company. He joins WMS after ore than 26 years with Motorola, most recently as vice president of product management for wireless networks, including LTE, CDMA, EV-DO, GSM and UMTS, messaging productsand switching. Gabbard has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University and an executive MBA from Northwestern University.