SQUAN Names Industry Authority, Don Henry, as General Manager of Engineering
SQUAN, an industry leader specializing in telecommunications design/build services for network infrastructure, announced today that they have appointed Don Henry as their new general manager of engineering. Don is an industry veteran with over two decades of network infrastructure experience. He will report to Duane Albro, CEO at SQUAN.
“The addition of Don in this key role will allow the company to more closely align with our evolving client base, while SQUAN continues to fine tune its service offering for the convergence of wireline and wireless network infrastructure,” said Keith Pennachio, EVP at SQUAN.
In this role, Don will be responsible for the management of SQUAN’s multi-office engineering division, including P&L, business development and all operations functions. He will oversee a staff comprised of project managers, outside plant engineers, CAD drafters and support personnel as defined by customer needs.
Don has held several key leadership positions including director of dispatch operations and general manager at Frontier Communications and director of operations and director of construction titles at Verizon. Before joining Verizon (NYNEX/New Telephone Company), Don was a combat arms officer in the Army, assigned in Germany and in the southwestern region of the United States. During this time period, he attained the rank of Captain.
“SQUAN is on the cutting edge of our industry and am confident that I can leverage my experience to lead its highly skilled engineering team to even greater heights as we partner with our clients to help them diagnose and overcome even the most challenging engineering and fiber-related obstacles,” said Don Henry.
Don holds an MBA from the Simon Business School, University of Rochester and a BS in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is on the Advisory Board to the Master's in Telecommunications Management program at Canisius College. Don is also a trained facilitator through FranklinCovey and has conducted several workshops.
SQUAN combines its unique and in-depth knowledge of network engineering and fiber construction to solve complex and evolving telecommunications problems around macro networks, small cell, DAS, 5G, IoT, and smart cities for wireless, wireline, and enterprise customers. SQUAN is focused on the evolution of communications networks for wireless, wireline, and the componentry within. Services include backhaul, small cells, C-RAN, fiber, right of way, and the design, construction, and technical installation services that support them. For more information visit: www.squan.com.
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