Abaco Systems Recruits New Vice President, Engineering with Extensive Experience, Passion for Innovation


• Company continues to add talented resource to drive innovation, customer service • Charged with spearheading development of customer-focused mission-ready systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— November 29, 2016  Abaco Systems today announced that it had appointed Kevin Campbell as Vice President, Engineering. He joins from Onmyx, where he was Chief Technology Officer. Previously, Campbell – who holds Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degrees, both from the University of Alberta – held a range of increasingly senior posts at GE, culminating in promotion to Chief Technology Officer for GE Healthcare, Clinical Business Solutions.

Campbell is located at Abaco’s Huntsville, Ala headquarters.

Campbell’s appointment is the latest addition to the company’s rapidly growing pool of talent, which has seen Abaco grow from ~600 employees in December, 2015 to over 800. Resource is being added across the board as Abaco looks to put in place the capacity to handle an increasing number of customer programs and to ensure they are delivered on time, while also accelerating the development of growing numbers of innovative new products.

“I've known Kevin professionally for over 20 years and have witnessed his ability to drive engineering organizations to achieve seemingly impossible things across a number of mission-critical industries, from industrial automation to transportation and healthcare,” said Bernie Anger, CEO, Abaco Systems. “I am very confident that Kevin's cross-functional collaborative approach, ‘can-do’ attitude, passion for innovation and strong business acumen, combined with the capabilities of our 240+ engineers, will accelerate the transformation of the Abaco portfolio so we can truly deliver on our vision of ‘mission-ready embedded systems’ for our customers.”

“I’m delighted to be joining Abaco as the company continues to strengthen its leadership in the rugged embedded computing market,” said Campbell.  “I’m particularly looking forward to the challenge of helping create the innovative products and solutions that can help our customers succeed, and to leading a team wholly committed to bringing those solutions to the market in the shortest possible time.”

About Abaco Systems

Abaco Systems is a global leader in open architecture computing and electronic systems for aerospace, defence and industrial applications. Spun out of General Electric in 2015, we deliver and support open modular solutions developed to upgrade and enhance the growing data, analytics, communications and sensor processing capabilities of our target applications. This, together with our 700+ professionals’ unwavering focus on our customers’ success, reduces program cost and risk, allows technology insertion with affordable readiness and enables platforms to successfully reach deployment sooner and with a lower total cost of ownership. With an active presence in a significant number of national asset platforms on land, sea and in the air, Abaco Systems is trusted where it matters most. www.abaco.com

 

 

For more information, contact:

 

Ian McMurray

Communications Manager

Abaco Systems

 

ian.mcmurray@abaco.com