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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Fred Kornberg's Return to CEO Role, Names New COO Hire and Other Management Changes

Melville, N.Y., October 3, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that Comtech's Chairman of the Board, Fred Kornberg, will immediately resume his role as Chief Executive Officer  and President and that its current CEO and President, Dr. Stanton D. Sloane, is departing the Company and also resigning from Comtech's Board of Directors. The Company also announced that Michael Galletti has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

SSPI Names Future Leaders of the Industry and Honors Mentorship with the 2016 Promise and Mentor Awards and Technology

 New York City, NY, September 27, 2016- The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that it would present its 2016 Promise Awards to Dr. Jennifer Dawson of Space Systems Loral (SSL), Pascale Dumit of SES and Erin Feller of Boeing Network & Space Systems.  The Promise Awards honor three satellite executives age 35 and under for outstanding achievement in the early stages of their career. The three recipients will be honored on November 9 in New York City at SSPI’s 11th Annual Future Leaders Dinner. On that night, SSPI will also honor its 2016 Mentor of the Year, David Myers of DataPath, for the encouragement, support, and inspiration he has provided to young professionals throughout his career.

Boeing Appoints Jim Chilton President of Network & Space Businesses

St. Loius, Mo., Sept. 22, 2016– Boeing [NYSE: BA] veteran Jim Chilton will succeed Craig R. Cooning as president of the company’s Network & Space Systems (N&SS) businesses, effective Oct. 21.

 

 

BroadStream Solutions Appoints Kevin Dowd as Regional Director-Asia

Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2016–Integrated playout pioneer and solutions provider, BroadStream Solutions, has seen continued growth in 2016 and recently committed additional resources to Asia Pacific with the appointment of a new sales executive and creation of a new engineering position in the region.

Comtech EF Data Expands Executive Management Team

Tempe, Arizona,  August 9, 2016--Comtech EF Data announced today that it expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. In this newly created position, Rasoulian joins the senior executive leadership team to lead the market development and direction of the mobility systems. By leveraging market insight, he will direct long-term strategic initiatives and define the required solution and feature sets for the mobility vertical.

NorthTelecom Hires Senior Sales Director for APAC

Singapore, August 4, 2016--NorthTelecom has announced Richard Alwani has joined its team as Senior Sales Director for the APAC region.Alwani has over 20 years sales experience in Information and Technology, as well as 16 years in the satellite field.

 

Comtech EF Data Expands Market Focus with Appointment of Senior Vice Presidents for Vertical Markets

Tempe, Ariz., August 4, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp., announced today the expansion of its vertical market focus with the creation of new executive roles. The organizational structure along key verticals was set in motion with the appointment of Richard Swardh last year for the Mobile Network Operator (MNO) market. The structure now encompasses additional verticals - Government and Premium Enterprise.

Peter MaCAvock Elected New DVB Chairman

Geneva, Switzerland, July 11, 2016 – The DVB is pleased to announce that Peter MacAvock (EBU) has been elected to the role of DVB Chairman. At the 83rd meeting of the Steering Board, Peter was chosen to take over from Phil Laven who has served in the position since 2008. MacAvock, was DVB Executive Director for 14 years before taking his current position of Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services at EBU Technology & Innovation.

 

McGuirk Joins Globecomm

Hauppauge, NY, Jun 14, 2016--Globecomm announced that Bryan McGuirk has joined their executive team as Chief Commercial Officer, reporting to Jason D. Juranek, interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

 

 

Steven E. Pickett Named CEO at RigNet

Houston, Tex., June 1, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of digital technology solutions, announced today that Steven E. Pickett has been named chief executive officer and president.  He will be based in Houston and succeeds Marty Jimmerson, who has served as interim chief executive officer and president.