Key Hire to Provide Leadership for All HR Initiatives as Comtech Continues Its Growth Strategy
MELVILLE, N.Y. –
December 3, 2021– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a leading global provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technologies, today announced the appointment of Jennie Reilly as Vice President of Human Resources, effective December 13, 2021. Reilly will oversee the execution of a company-wide HR talent strategy, and will report directly to incoming CEO Michael Porcelain.
“Jennie is a proven leader, experienced in both building robust Human Resources teams, and finding and retaining talented people. She will be a key addition for Comtech as we make significant and ongoing strategic investments in our human capital to position ourselves for the opportunities we see ahead of us,” said Michael Porcelain, incoming CEO.
“Comtech is growing and changing, and I’m thrilled to join the company at this transformative time,” said Reilly. “Under Michael’s leadership, there is a clear need to ensure Comtech has the internal infrastructure necessary to meet the needs of customers and markets, especially as they manage industry-wide cycles of significant change.”
Jennie brings two decades of experience in advising leadership teams and guiding organizations through large-scale transformations and periods of accelerated growth, most recently at Piping Rock Health Products and TheraCare.
“Comtech must be prepared for the acceleration of long-term demand drivers in our company’s key end markets, and we’re doing exactly that,” continued Porcelain. “Jennie’s appointment to bolster our HR and talent strategy functions represents another step in strengthening our competitive position, along with new leadership, our refreshed Board, and the recent $100 million investment to fund our strategic initiatives. It’s an exciting time to be at Comtech.”
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a leading global provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technologies to commercial and government customers around the world. Headquartered in Melville, New York and with a passion for customer success, Comtech designs, produces and markets advanced and secure wireless solutions. For more information, please visit www.comtechtel.com.
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