Sepura appoints former ESN solutions architect


Sepura has appointed Rob Merrick as its business development manager for broadband products.

According to a statement, Merrick will be responsible for “continuing to grow Sepura’s presence in the evolving LTE market space, supporting customers and partners in deploying its mission critical broadband solutions.” He previously worked as solutions architect at the UK Home Office, where he played a key role in the development of the Emergency Services Network.

Prior to the Home Office, Merrick worked for the Directorate for Emergency Communication in Norway as technical architect on Nodnett.

Speaking of the appointment, Merrick said: “We are seeing across the world a gradual shift to users investigating and testing the opportunities presented by LTE, particularly as a hybrid solution, maintaining TETRA for mission critical voice communications. There are significant opportunities in the market, where LTE solutions can answer customers’ operational needs by providing access to mission critical data in the field.”

Sepura worldwide sales director, Terence Ledger, said: “We are delighted to bring Rob on board, to make use of his extensive knowledge gained in roles around the world, and to continue to ensure that our customers have best in class solutions to support them moving forward.”

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