EMS Technologies, Inc.
NASDAQ : ELMG

EMS Technologies, Inc.

March 02, 2005 10:17 ET

EMS SATCOM Adds Focus to Government Sales:

Appoints Candy Cunningham Senior Account Manager Attention: Business/Financial Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor OTTAWA--(CCNMatthews - March 2, 2005) - (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Candy Cunningham as Senior Account Manager for EMS's SATCOM Division. The appointment, effective immediately, sees Cunningham focusing on growing the Division's government and military businesses.

Cunningham joins EMS SATCOM from Thrane & Thrane. Possessing a deep knowledge of government and military communications requirements and procurement processes, she also has solid understanding of Homeland Security programs. Cunningham has nearly 20 years of experience in the wireless communications and computer peripheral industry sales. She has developed effective relationships with VARs (value added resellers), systems integrators and significant industry partners that continue to serve her well.

"We are delighted to have Candy join our sales team," commented Dr. Neil Mackay, general manager and senior vice president of EMS SATCOM. "With the heightened priorities of Homeland Security and the increasing government and military requirement for secure satellite-based broadband communications, Candy's experience and dedication will be essential in addressing these important customers."

About EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions to wireless and satellite markets. The Company focuses on mobile information users, and increasingly on broadband applications. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, employs approximately 1,600 people worldwide, and has manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, Montreal, Ottawa and Brazil.

The SATCOM Division of EMS Technologies, based in Ottawa, Canada, specializes in the design and development of satellite-based terminals and antennas for the aeronautical, land mobile, maritime and emergency management markets. The Division is a leader in developing and supplying high-speed data communications equipment for delivering e-mail and Internet capabilities to aircraft cabins.

For more information, visit the Company's website at www.emssatcom.com.

Editor's Note: Editors can download a photo of Candy Cunningham at: www.ems-t.com/emspressroom/images/CandyCunningham.jpg.

For more information, please contact:

Kate Murchison
Marketing Manager
EMS SATCOM
613-727-6277, ext. 1415
murchison.k@emssatcom.com

Anne Sargent,
Public Relations
EMS Technologies
770-263-9200, ext. 4326
pr@ems-t.com

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Contact Information

  • Kate Murchison, Marketing Manager, EMS Technologies, Inc.
    Primary Phone: 613-727-6277 ext. 1415
    E-mail: murchison.k@emssatcom.com