Comtech Welcomes Robert Samuels as Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications –
Samuels takes the helm of IR as Comtech adapts to growing opportunities in the fail-safe communications market
MELVILLE, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 11, 2022– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a leading global provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technology, today announced that it has appointed investment and analyst Robert Samuels as vice president of investor relations and corporate communications. This newly created position will significantly reinforce Comtech’s commitment to shareholder engagement and transparency.
Samuels brings more than 20 years of Wall Street experience at leading financial institutions, including UBS Global Wealth Management, where he served as Chief Investment Officer, producing thematic and company-specific research, as well as marketing materials for corporate financial advisors and private clients. At UBS, Samuels has generated investment performance of tens of billions in assets, outperforming the industry benchmark and the S&P 500 for five consecutive years.
“As we make Comtech the most trusted provider of Failsafe Communications, we want to increase engagement around our transformation with the broader financial community,” said Michael Porcelain, President and CEO of Comtech. “Having a seasoned investment professional like Robert on our team enhances our ability to tell Comtech’s compelling story and elevate our brand. Robert will assist Comtech management in their ongoing evaluation of potential new segment disclosures and non-GAAP financial measures, as well as the rollout of our new social media initiatives. I am convinced that with his expertise and new ideas, Robert will make an important contribution to Comtech.
“I have focused my work on industries that impact people in their daily lives,” said Robert Samuels. “What Comtech does is undeniably essential, as it provides fail-safe communications that people, businesses and governments know they can rely on, wherever they are – on land, at sea or in the air. – and no matter what happens outside – from armed conflict to natural disaster. I look forward to amplifying this exciting story and helping to convey the strong investment opportunity it represents. .
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a leading global provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technology to commercial and government customers worldwide. Based in Melville, New York and passionate about the success of its customers, Comtech designs, manufactures and markets advanced and secure wireless solutions. For more information, please visit www.comtechtel.com (and check out his new website at www.comtech.com).
Certain information contained in this press release contains forward-looking statements and involves certain important risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from this forward-looking information. The company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission identify many of these risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information contained in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.