|[September 11, 2009]
Techno-Sciences Appoints Jean-Luc Abaziou as New CEO
BELTSVILLE, Md. --(Business Wire)--
Techno-Sciences, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jean-Luc Abaziou as the company's CEO. Mr. Abaziou brings a long and impressive track record as an international senior executive at technology leaders such as Ericsson (News - Alert) and Alcatel. His extensive background in general management and telecommunications complements the strong technology, engineering and operations expertise of Techno-Sciences' management team.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Abaziou was a venture partner at Highland Capital Partners (News - Alert) where he specialized in investments in network infrastructure and wireless innovation, and took direct operational roles in some of the portfolio companies. Prior to working with Highland Capital, Mr. Abaziou was Vice President and General Manager of Ericsson IP Infrastructure, and President and CEO of both Torrent Networking Technologies (acquired by Ericsson) and Alcatel Data Networks. He has served on a number of boards and advisory boards, including for the French Foreign Commerce Ministry, George Washington University, the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, and the French-American Chamber of Commerce. He currently sits on the board of California-based ANDA Networks (News - Alert).
Techno-Sciences' existing management team will report directly to Mr. Abaziou. Dr. Gilmer Blankenship continues as Chairman of the Board of Directors and will lead the company's technology vision and direction, augmented by Mr. Abaziou's extensive business and telecommunications experience.
"Techno-Sciences will benefit from Jean-Luc's proven track record and extensive background," said Dr. Gilmer Blankenship, Techno-Sciences' co-founder and Chairman. "He's exactly the leader we've been searching for to grow our revenue and market share."
About Techno-Sciences, Inc.
Techno-Sciences, Inc. (TSi) is an advanced technology company specializing in maritime safety and security systems. TSi leverages 35 years of experience with hardware and software engineering to deliver integrated maritime operations and information management solutions through TSi-SARSAT Satellite Aided Search and Rescue Ground Systems and TSi-Trident Integrated Maritime Surveillance Systems for complete Maritime Domain Awareness. TSi systems are sold worldwide and supported 24/7/365.
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