Comtech Telecommunications names Fred Kornberg as CEO
The 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.
Mr. Galletti joins Comtech with 32 years of experience in the aerospace & defense industry where he ran international and domestic business units in tactical and strategic communication systems, electronic warfare and radar development and production programs for Northrop Grumman and Harris Corporation.
Mr. Galletti received his Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering from NY Institute of Technology and his MBA from University of Maryland.
The Company announced that Richard Burt, Senior Vice President of Comtech and President of Comtech Systems, Inc., will also lead TCS's legacy command and control technology group and Comtech's legacy mobile data communications group and further consolidate such operations.
Mr. Burt has had a distinguished career at Comtech and has been a Senior Vice President of Comtech since 1998 and has served as President of Comtech Systems, Inc. since 1989.
Prior to that, Mr. Burt served as Vice President of Comtech Systems, Inc. since its founding in 1984. He first joined Comtech in 1979.