September 21, 2009 16:15 ET

PlantCML® Names New Chief Operating Officer, Darrin Reilly

TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - PlantCML® announces the appointment of Darrin J. Reilly, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. PlantCML is the leading provider of mission critical communications and response technologies for public safety, business continuity and homeland defense. Clients range from first responder operations to global corporations to military deployments.

In his role as COO, Reilly assumes responsibility for all customer and market facing elements of the business spanning call center applications, emergency notification solutions and P25 land mobile radio. He, in concert with his team, will expand the strategic growth of the portfolio in target markets domestically and internationally, delivering on the long tradition of product innovation and service excellence that has made PlantCML the market leader. His proven ability to determine how best to leverage technology and service offerings in order to best serve the customer base will be a tremendous asset to PlantCML. Reilly will be based out of PlantCML's worldwide headquarters in Temecula, Calif.

"We are pleased to have someone of Darrin's caliber joining the PlantCML team," said Dave Rutan, CEO of PlantCML. "His leadership and long experience in public safety and telecommunications will help to further solidify the company's leadership position in the US, and expand that leadership position around the globe."

Most recently, Reilly served as a Senior Vice President of IPC Systems Inc. (IPC), and President of Positron Public Safety Systems Inc. (Positron) which was the government systems division within IPC. Prior to joining IPC/Positron, Reilly spent more than 17 years at Motorola Inc. serving in ever increasing roles and responsibilities culminating in leadership of their worldwide Biometrics Business Unit, as its Vice President and General Manager. Motorola's Biometrics Business Unit was brought into Motorola's business portfolio as a result of their November 2000 acquisition of Printrak International Inc. He began his business career at NCR Corporation working within their Retail/Hospitality Division based out of New York City, New York.

Reilly holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He previously earned a Bachelor of Science marketing degree, Cum Laude, from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey.

"I am truly excited to become part of the PlantCML team," said Reilly. "PlantCML's market leadership legacy and business success in serving their customer base is a true testament to their dedication and commitment. I look forward to helping lead PlantCML as they continue to offer innovative products and services that maintain and grow their leadership within the markets that they serve."

PlantCML (

PlantCML, an EADS North America company, is the industry's leading provider of crisis communications and response technologies. Today, PlantCML is pioneering the next generation of E9-1-1 and secure network communications through IP-enabled applications, interoperable P25 radio systems and advanced emergency notification technologies. PlantCML's solutions are resident in 14 of the top 20 most populous U.S. cities and largest first responder operations.

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EADS North America is the North American operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. As a leader in all sectors of defense and homeland security, EADS North America and its parent company, EADS, contribute over $11 billion to the U.S. economy annually and support more than 200,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers and services. Operating in 17 states, EADS North America offers a broad array of advanced solutions to its customers in the commercial, homeland security, aerospace and defense markets.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Tami Timperio
    VP, Global Marketing Communications
    PlantCML® an EADS North America Company
    Tel: 951.719.2423