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.
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