SOURCE: EADS North America

EADS North America

May 30, 2012 11:00 ET

Bob Freinberg Becomes President and CEO of Cassidian Communications

10-Year Company Veteran Previously Served as Vice President of Notification Solutions & Services Business Unit

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - EADS North America's board of directors has confirmed the appointment of Bob Freinberg as President and CEO of Cassidian Communications, Inc., an EADS North America company. Freinberg recently transitioned into the top executive role at the company, which is a leader in the public safety communications industry with next-generation 9-1-1 call center applications, emergency notification solutions and services, and P-25 land mobile radio systems.

"Bob is a seasoned leader in the telecommunications field, and has demonstrated the ability to provide strategic direction while cultivating key relationships with technology partners, resellers and clients," said Sean O'Keefe, Chairman of the Board and CEO of EADS North America. "He leads a very strong team of employees. I have every confidence that together they will continue to achieve success in 2012 and beyond."

Freinberg previously served as vice president and general manager for both the 9-1-1 Call Center Applications and the Notification Solutions & Services business units of Cassidian Communications. In his new role as CEO, he oversees all aspects of the organization, driving its continued growth in both the public and private sectors in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining Cassidian Communications in 2001, Freinberg spent five years in international sales and marketing for start-up companies, successfully launching a Voice over IP (VoIP) carrier in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He holds a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing, Distribution, and Logistics from Michigan State University.

Cassidian Communications continues to serve clients ranging from public safety operations to Fortune 1000 corporations to federal agencies. Collectively, the company has more than 40 years of experience deploying 9-1-1 call processing solutions, notification solutions and first responder digital trunked radio networks.

About Cassidian Communications (
As the largest and most trusted source of mission critical communications solutions, Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is leading the way in standards-based NG9-1-1 call center applications, notification solutions and services and P25 land mobile radio systems. Headquartered in Temecula, California.

About EADS North America (
EADS North America is the U.S.-based operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense, and related services. EADS contributes more than $12 billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports over 220,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers. EADS North America, headquartered in Herndon, Va., offers a broad array of advanced solutions to meet U.S. military and commercial requirements, including fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, homeland security systems, public safety communications, defense electronics and avionics, and threat detection systems

About EADS
EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. In 2011, the Group -- comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter -- generated revenues of EUR 66.3 billion and employed a workforce of more than 133,000.

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