L-3 Klein Associates, Inc. announced today the promotion of Frank Cobis to vice president and general manager. Mr. Cobis replaces John Cotumaccio, who has retired from L-3 Klein after seven years of service.
“Frank has a strong background in program execution, engineering and operational management, along with outstanding customer focus and comprehensive knowledge of the marine technology marketplace,” said John Fox, president of L-3 Ocean Systems. “With more than 30 years of experience in the marine electronics industry, he is well-positioned to lead L-3 Klein’s continued business growth into the future.”
Mr. Cobis most recently served as the vice president of programs for L-3 Klein, managing numerous navigation, maritime security and sonar projects for both domestic and international customers. Before joining L-3 Klein in 2004, he was the general manager of L-3 SeaBeam Instruments, a leading provider of ocean mapping sonar systems used in government, commercial and research applications.
Mr. Cobis received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Eastern Nazarene College.
L-3 Klein, a division of L-3 Marine & Power Systems, is located in Salem, N.H., and is a leading sensor technology provider that designs and manufactures high-resolution sonar systems and radar-based security and surveillance systems. With more than 45 years of experience, L-3 Klein’s customers include commercial, government and military organizations; shipping and offshore oil companies and related support contractors; maritime facilities; academic institutions; and underwater vehicle manufacturers.
Press Release, November 22, 2013