Symmetricom Appoints New Executive Vice President Of Global Operations

Symmetricom ®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, announced Douglas Halbert as the company’s new executive vice president, operations, effective immediately. Mr. Halbert has responsibility for driving the operations effort for Symmetricom’s renowned timing technology products and services.

“We are excited to welcome Doug as Symmetricom’s executive vice president of operations,” said Dave Côté, president and CEO of Symmetricom. “Doug’s solid record of building high performance supply capabilities and organizations, as well as his focus on customer satisfaction and quality, make him an ideal leader for our global operations effort.”

“I am delighted to be leading Symmetricom’s world-wide operations and quality team,” commented Mr. Halbert. “As Symmetricom continues to build its leadership position in the marketplace, we will focus on ensuring that global operations and quality are competitive differentiators for customer service and financial performance.”

Mr. Halbert is a seasoned executive leader in both building and managing all aspects of the operations functions, achieving high-levels of customer service and quality. Bringing more than 30 years of operations management experience, including Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies, he was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Wagic, Inc. a consumer products and design consulting company. He was also Senior Vice President of Operations at Brilliant Telecommunications, and Executive Vice President of Global Operations and IT at Acterna. Mr. Halbert received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Trinity College.

About Symmetricom, Inc.

Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: www.symmetricom.com.

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