Comtech EF Data Expands Sales Team with Appointment of Magid Bengatta to Sales Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa
September 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT
TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
September 28, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp. announced today the
appointment of Magid Bengatta to Sales Director, Europe, Middle East and
Africa. In this position, Bengatta will be responsible for managing
current sales activities and customer relationships in the region. He
will work closely with key regional companies to cultivate new market
opportunities, leveraging the industry-leading horsepower, efficiency
and intelligence of the Heights™
Networking Platform and Comtech EF Data's entire range of
high-performance satellite communications infrastructure solutions.
With over 15 years of experience in the satellite and telecommunications
sectors, Bengatta brings an extensive understanding of fixed and
mobility solutions for government, enterprise, maritime, oil & gas and
aero markets. Prior to Comtech EF Data, he was Business Development
Manager for Orange Business Services where he managed an international
sales team of pre-sales engineers to develop satellite business revenue.
Previously, he held sales, project management and network engineering
positions with France Telecom Transpac, Netcore and Sopra Group.
Bengatta holds a Masters degree in Telecommunications and Networks from
the University Pierre and Marie Curie and a Masters degree in Computer
Science & Economy from the Université d'Orléans.
"We are pleased to have Magid on our sales team," commented John
Branscum, President of Comtech EF Data Corp. "His strategic
understanding of Europe, Middle East and Africa combined with his
vertical market expertise will foster increased support for channel
partners and customers in the region."
Comtech EF Data Corp., a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications
Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) and part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment,
is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and
link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the
Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite Modems,
RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products.
The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a
reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The
solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX
and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable
satellite-based applications. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.
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