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January 29th, 2020

Calian SED Has a New Director He is in Charge of Satellite Ground Antenna Systems

There's a new hire at Calian SED who will take over as Director, Satellite Ground Antenna Systems.

Calian SED (formerly SED Systems), (TSX.CGY) global supplier of communication systems solutions and products announces the appointment of Rob Vance as its new Director, Satellite Ground Antenna Systems.

Rob Vance

The new position was created to lead the sales activities for the company’s new line of high performance Calian Group Ltd.’s composite carbon fiber antennas, designed to meet the demanding operational requirements of Ka-/Q-/V-band frequencies and beyond.

Reporting to Calian SED’s VP, Communication Ground Systems, Darren Schlageter, Vance will assume his role immediately and will be based in San Jose, California.

Vance said that he's excited to be part of the Calian SED team. This team has an impressive set of technical and operational skills especially in satellite ground systems design and implementation. The new high-performance composite carbon fiber Earth station antenna product line will be a game-changer as satellites move to the higher frequencies like Q- and V-bands to increase feeder-link capacity.

Vance brings with him an extensive background in the technology sector along with specific expertise in satellite ground system sales and engineering.

Patrick Thera, President, Calian SED added that Rob’s unique experience in the satellite ground systems market, combined with his extensive set of relationships with key industry players, will be very beneficial to Calian SED.