Comtech EF Data Corp., an Arizona provider of satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization products, recently announced the appointment of Mark Toppenberg as its new senior vice president of sales and marketing strategy.
Toppenberg will drive growth in commercial and corporate sectors in the Tempe-based developer of innovative and market-leading satellite communication products.
“I am delighted to rejoin the Comtech EF Data team,” Toppenberg said. “I welcome the challenge of establishing and orchestrating strategies to expand our business and reach untapped markets.”
Toppenberg brings expertise in building sales avenues, creating plans for strategic growth and coordinating new marketing prospects. In previous positions, he served at Teledyne Microwave Solutions, Fairchild/Alcatel, Comtech EF Data and Comtech Communications Corp.
Toppenberg has a strong background in development and sales management at top U.S. firms and more than 20 years in the satellite sector. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Business Administration in international management from the Thunderbird Garvin Graduate School of International Management.
“We are pleased to have Mark on our executive team,” Comtech EF Data President John Branscum said. “We will leverage his sales acumen and established end-user, channel partner and strategic partner relationships to maximize growth and pursue new commercial opportunities.”