ComNet names David Sinise eastern regional ITS sales manager

Company expanding into intelligent transportation market


Danbury, CT. November 18, 2008, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired David Sinise to be the company’s Eastern Regional ITS Sales Manager. Dave will be responsible for company’s entry into the expanding ITS marketplace. Intelligent Transportation System designers have turned to Ethernet for traffic signalization networks as well as CCTV surveillance and Dave’s expertise will be of great value to a new company such as ComNet. Dave will report directly to George Lichtblau, ComNet’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Sinise held the role of Regional ITS Sales Manager for the former IFS before it was absorbed into GE Security. Dave has over 10 years of experience in the security and ITS markets and his knowledge of the fiber optic and network communication fields is greatly respected.

Sinise will be responsible for supporting the use of ComNet products in Intelligent Transportation Markets throughout the Eastern Region of the United States and Canada. Dave will be tasked with educating ComNet Manufacturers’ Representatives, System Designers and customers on all levels about the benefits ComNet products bring to their projects.

"Dave has a terrific understanding of intelligent transportation systems and the advantages that optical fiber brings to traffic management. 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. "Dave is unique in that he is a degreed Electrical Engineer and this gives him the ability to empathize with the challenges many of the system architects and engineers face on an everyday basis." 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 Dave Sinise 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 Sinise. 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.

Dave Sinise has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and an MBA Degree from the University of Bridgeport. Dave 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 dsinise@comnet.net.