Hank Taylor, a veteran with more than 15 years of experience in the wireless industry, will act as district director for Cricket Communications in the Triangle market.

Cricket, which is part of Leap Wireless, recently announced plans to offer wireless services in the Triangle. Cricket offers unlimited service plans for anytime calling, long distance and text, picture and instant messaging.

Cricket will launch service in the Triangle this summer. It is already available in Charlotte and the Triad.