Wegener Appoints Leffingwell New Sales Director
announced the promotion of Ken Leffingwell to Director of Sales. Ken has
been in a management role in WEGENER’s sales department for the last two years
and will now fill the vacant position of leading the sales team.
been a steady force in the sales department,” stated Robert Placek, Chairman
and CEO of Wegener Corporation, “and he will provide strong leadership for the
sales team. His nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast and cable
industry provides WEGENER with an excellent vision of our customers’ needs for the
stated, “Ken has been a long-term
part of the WEGENER team and I am happy to extend a well deserved welcome to
our executive team. I have every confidence that he will jointly use his
business and technical skills to provide new focus to our sales team.”
Leffingwell has been with WEGENER for the past two years, 15 years total.
Prior to his recent return to WEGENER, he was DTV Technologist with the
Broadcast Solutions Group at Technical Innovation, where he assisted broadcasters
and cable television operators in their transition to digital
technologies. Earlier Ken worked for BarcoNet, Wegener Communications and
Scientific-Atlanta. During this 25 year combined tenure he held positions of
Applications Engineer, Quality Engineer, Systems Engineer, Program Manager, and
Customer Services Manager.
Leffingwell holds an undergraduate degree from
and a Master of Information Systems degree from