Carl D’Alessandro Appointed New President and Chief Executive Officer of Windmill International, Inc.

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Industry veteran appointed as new leader of New Hampshire-based, employee-owned, small business. Windmill specializes in professional and engineering services and satellite communications products and systems for government customers.

“I am excited to join Windmill during its 30th anniversary year and at such an important time in its growth trajectory. It is a privilege to join the ranks of its member owners, and I look forward to working with the company's talented management team to build on the success it has achieved."

Windmill International, Inc. announced Monday the appointment of Carl D’Alessandro as their new president and chief executive officer. He will succeed Windmill's founder Richard Manganello who is retiring after 28 years of dedicated service.

As president and chief executive officer Mr. D’Alessandro will oversee and direct all aspects of the company's affairs. He will leverage his broad industry and leadership experience to achieve established business goals while working to strategically grow in new markets and sustain value creation for Windmill’s customers and member owners.

Mr. D’Alessandro comes to Windmill from Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) where he held several senior leadership roles. During the past 12 months, as Vice President, Global Business Development, D’Alessandro improved the effectiveness of Harris' sales and business development team through enhanced talent management, tools, and processes.

Prior to its divestiture, Mr. D’Alessandro was President of Harris’ $2.0B Critical Networks segment where he built a unified leadership team, integrated legacy businesses and processes, and managed a global employee base of >6,000 employees. During his tenure, Critical Networks achieved record award fee performance and secured several contract re-competes and extensions worth >$2.0B.

Prior to this role, Mr. D’Alessandro held multiple executive positions including Vice President and General Manager of Harris’ Civil Business Unit, Vice President of Advanced Programs and Technology and Corporate Vice President of Technology.

Mr. D’Alessandro is an alumnus of Manhattan College where he received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering. He is also a graduate of The Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

About Windmill International, Inc.
For close to three decades, Windmill International, Inc. has been one of the defense industry’s leaders in program management, engineering support, logistics, training and software development. Windmill provides innovative solutions and services to the United States and allied Governments in support of national security goals. In 2013, AQYR (a satellite communication systems provider) became a wholly owned subsidiary.

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