ComNet names Victor Milani VP of product management

Longtime fiber optic veteran to head global product development efforts


Danbury, CT. October 21, 2008, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Victor Milani to be the company’s Vice President of Product Management. Vic will be responsible for company’s product development efforts on a worldwide basis. Vic will report directly to George Lichtblau, ComNet’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Milani held the role of Director of Fiber Products for GE Security’s fiber optic product brand for the past 6 years and was Vice President of Strategic Product and Market Development for the former Fiber Options Company before it was absorbed into GE Security. Vic has over 35 years of experience in the security market and his knowledge of the video and communications fields is greatly respected.

Milani will be responsible for managing the product line, assisting in the viability of new product designs and supporting the use of ComNet products in all global markets. Vic will be tasked with educating ComNet sales people, ComNet Manufacturers’ Representatives and customers on all levels about the benefits ComNet products bring to their projects.

"Vic has a terrific understanding of CCTV video and the advantages that optical fiber brings to a security system. This adds a great perspective on how our line of ComNet fiber optic and Ethernet products can be beneficial to our customers," stated George Lichtblau, ComNet Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I’ll rely on him to deliver ComNet product knowledge to our sales team and ultimately to our customers," Lichtblau continued.

"I’m very happy and excited to be given this opportunity. It’s great to once again have challenges and work for an owner who shares the common goal of growing a business by offering a better solution," said Vic Milani on his new role.

"It’s very exciting to work for a company whose plan for success is based on cutting edge product development and a commitment to truly supporting the customer. I know that’s what is envisioned as the future of ComNet," continued Milani. ComNet has recently announced an extensive line of fiber optic video and data transmission equipment as well as a line of Ethernet Network equipment that is uniquely toughened to meet the needs of the Security and Intelligent Transportation System market.

Vic Milani has a Degree in Business management from the State University of New York at Farmingdale. Vic will be based in the ComNet Corporate offices in Danbury, CT. He can be contacted through that office at 203 796 5300 or via e-mail at vmilani@comnet.net.