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ComNet Expands: Adds Western Region Sales Manager

Published on 12 January, 2009
 Rick Acle, ComNet's new sales manager
 Rick Acle, ComNet's newly appointed Western Regional Sales Manager
Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet™, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Rick Acle to fill a role in managing the company's Western United States and Canadian customers. Rick will be responsible for establishing and managing the company's relationships with its manufacturer's representatives and customers. Introducing ComNet's extensive product line to customers who need fiber optic and Ethernet products is an important responsibility. Rick will report directly to Steven Carrozzo, the ComNet Vice President of Sales. Rick most recently held position of Western Regional Manager for International Fiber Systems before that product line was integrated into GE Security. Rick Acle has over 27 years of experience in the security market and his knowledge of the fiber optic and network communication fields is greatly respected.

In addition to recruiting new customers, Acle will be responsible for encouraging the recommendation of ComNet products at the local dealer and regional integrator level throughout that region. Rick also has a great understanding of fiber optic technology and is a great instructor. He will be tasked with educating potential and existing users about the use of optical fiber and Ethernet transmission applications.

"Rick did a great job at his previous companies and his reputation and drive were important factors in his selection. This adds a great perspective on how our line of ComNet fiber optic and Ethernet products can be beneficial to their customers," stated Steve Carrozzo, ComNet Vice President of Sales.

"It's great to once again have challenges and work for a company poised for success and having the common goal of growing a business by offering a better solution" said Rick Acle on his new role.

"Being able to work for a company whose plan for success is based on cutting edge product development and a commitment to truly supporting the customer is what I envisioned for the next step of my career. I know that's what is envisioned as the future of ComNet", continued Acle. 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. 

Rick has many years of experience in providing optical fiber communication solutions and is well known among major users throughout the Western United States. Rick attended Miami University and Irvine Valley College and he has many years of experience with companies serving the security industry. Acle will be based out of the regional ComNet office in Mission Viejo, California. He can be contacted through that office at 949-699-6703 or via e-mail at

ComNet is located in Danbury, CT in a state of the art manufacturing and production facility housing the key functions of engineering, production, shipping, sales, customer care, marketing and more.

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