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Decorated solider joins SME board

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Australian Army officer Major General Jeff Sengelman (centre), DSC, AM, CSC, during a visit to Exercise Kowari 2014.Image via Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence.

A highly decorated soldier who served in the Australian Army for 37 years has taken his experience to the board of a Queensland SME.

A highly decorated soldier who served in the Australian Army for 37 years has taken his experience to the board of a Queensland SME.

Major General (Ret'd) Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC is joining the board of Brisbane's EM Solutions following his recent retirement from the Australian Army.

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In announcing the appointment, EM Solutions chief executive Rowan Gilmore said, "General Sengelman has had an outstanding and highly decorated career as a soldier, and we are delighted he will bring his experience and strategic insights to our board of directors. His leadership credentials and drive to modernise defence capability are well known, and will accelerate our company’s ability to develop and deliver continuously improving capability to our customers."

Sengelman served in the Australian Army for nearly four decades, most recently as the Special Operations Commander of Australia where he was responsible for Special Forces units such as the SAS Regiment and Commandos operating across the globe. In this position, he was the trusted senior adviser to government and the Chief of the Defence Force on security issues of the highest national significance, and a principal adviser on Counter Terrorism.

Upon his appointment to the EM Solutions board, Sengelman said, “I want to continue serving Australia and its allies during this next phase of my career. By working on the board of a company that is growing and highly innovative, and contributing already to sovereign defence capability, I hope to help EM Solutions cement its position as a major exporter and go-to company for defence communications products and services."

EM Solutions recently won a contract with Raytheon Australia to supply its satcom solution to the Royal Australian Navy’s SEA 1654 program. This order came after the successful deployment of the same Cobra platform on both Navy and Border Force Cape Class Vessels.

 

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