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Former Special Operations Commander Australia to Join EM Solutions Board

Highly decorated soldier Major General Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC is joining the Board of EM Solutions following his recent retirement from the Australian Army.

 In announcing the appointment, EM Solutions CEO Dr. Rowan Gilmore said “General Sengelman has had an outstanding and highly decorated career as a soldier, and we are delighted he will bring his experience and strategic insights to our Board of Directors. His leadership credentials and drive to modernize defence capability are well known, and will accelerate our company’s ability to develop and deliver continuously improving capability to our customers”.

Major General Sengelman served in the Australian Army for 37 years, most recently as the Special Operations Commander of Australia where he was responsible for Special Forces units such as the SAS Regiment and Commandos operating across the globe. In this position, he was the trusted senior adviser to Government and the Chief of the Defence Force on security issues of the highest national significance, and a principal adviser on Counter Terrorism.

Maj Gen Sengelman added “I want to continue serving Australia and its allies during this next phase of my career. By working on the Board of a company that is growing and highly innovative, and contributing already to sovereign defence capability, I hope to help EM Solutions cement its position as a major exporter and go-to company for defence communications products and services”.

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Major General Jeff Sengelman

EM Solutions Cobra 1m X/Ka Triband Maritime Terminal

EM Solutions Cobra 1m X/Ka Triband Maritime Terminal


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About EM Solutions

EM Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited, is a trusted technology developer of innovative microwave and on-the-move radio and satellite products that help to deliver high speed telecommunications anywhere in the world. The company’s principal activity is the design, assembly, test, and support of high end, broadband satellite transceivers and communications-on-the-move terminals for defence and government customers. For its unique innovation, EM Solutions has won numerous awards. In August 2018 EM Solutions won the Australian Department of Defence Essington Lewis Award for “SME Defence Team of the Year” for its collaboration with the Royal Australian Navy on the development of the Cobra Tri-band Maritime Terminal.

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