Monday, March 15, 2010

Matthew Carlomagno Appointed To Top HR Job At EMS Technologies'

Matthew Carlomagno Appointed EMS Technologies' Corporate Director of People and Infrastructure

ATLANTA, Mar 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. announced today the appointment of Matthew Carlomagno as corporate director of People and Infrastructure, reporting to Dr. Neil Mackay, president and CEO.

In this senior management role, Carlomagno will provide executive oversight of the company's human capital efforts, IT and facilities operations.

Over a 20-year career, Carlomagno has held strategic human resources positions in globally recognized companies during periods of significant organizational change. Most recently, he was vice president, Human Resources for the Technology, Strategy and Operations division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS), a Time-Warner Company with 10,000 employees worldwide.

In this role, Carlomagno oversaw Human Resources activities for several key business units representing 20 percent of TBS' worldwide staff. They included New Products, Strategic Planning, Platform Research & Development, Turner Studios, Network Operations, Turner Technology Services, Digital Media Technologies, Enterprise Applications and Engineering. Carlomagno consulted with senior and executive leadership on matters relating to organizational design, contract management, employee relations, succession planning and headcount/resource management.

"Matthew has the right mix of leadership and management skills to bring synergy and more centralized oversight to critical support areas in the new EMS. That synergy is necessary as we increase our global presence and leverage our people and infrastructure to achieve mobile connectivity leadership," notes Dr. Neil Mackay, president and CEO.

Prior to TBS, Carlomagno worked for Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, where he was responsible for human resources activities for the company's e-business and supply management solutions units as well as acquisition activities. Prior to D&B, Carlomagno held a variety of strategic human resources roles with Reuters America (now Thomson Reuters), a market leader for intelligent information for businesses and professionals. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and is a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

"I am extremely excited to join EMS in this role at this time," says Carlomagno. "I feel strongly that human capital and infrastructure issues will be of critical importance to the company's growth strategy."

About EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of wireless connectivity solutions over satellite and terrestrial networks. EMS keeps people and systems connected, wherever they are -- on land, at sea, in the air or in space. Serving the aeronautical, asset tracking, defense, and mobile computing industries, EMS products and services enable universal mobility, visibility and intelligence. Visit for more information.

SOURCE: EMS Technologies, Inc.

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