Petros Mekonnen Joins Encore Networks As Sales Director – North Central Region

Encore Networks News Release

Will Drive Encore’s Smart Grid and M2M Connectivity Solutions in Energy, Utility and Other Verticals with Applications in Harsh Environments

Chantilly, VA – August 28, 2018  
Encore Networks today announced that it has expanded its sales team with the addition of Petros Mekonnen as Sales Director – North Central Region. Based out of Shawnee, KS, Mr. Mekonnen will be responsible for all sales and business development activities in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma.

“I am happy to have Petros join Encore as he brings with him a fresh perspective to our company along with his experience in the development of networking sales and marketing programs,” said David Gilley, AVP of Business Development and Strategy for Encore Networks. “With his extensive M2M and B2B background, Petros will establish new and strengthen existing relationships with both carrier and enterprise customers.”

Prior to joining Encore, Mr. Mekonnen held management positions in Verizon and Verizon Wireless with responsibilities for new business development and account management for enterprise level B2B customers across multiple verticals including Energy, Utility, Construction and Mining.

“Encore has positioned itself as a cost effective and secure solution for advanced network infrastructure, stated Mr. Mekonnen. “I am excited to become a part of this dedicated team as they aggressively invest in people and technology, expanding their business and product lines.”

Mr. Mekonnen can be reached at the Encore Networks Shawnee, KS office at 703-318-4321 or email

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About Encore Networks
Encore Networks is a leading manufacturer of enterprise and industrial hardened routers. Encore 4G LTE Routers feature rich supporting IP, SSL, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switching, Legacy Copper Line Interfaces, Analog POTS replacement, and serial data to IP interworking. Made in the USA, Encore’s routers are purpose built for numerous Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and M2M applications including SCADA, Smart Grid, Security, Transportation, Lottery, Retail and Banking industries. Encore’s enCloud™ Enterprise Management System enables users to manage, monitor and configure distributed enterprises from a central location through the cloud. Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on high cost wireline connections and converting them seamlessly to next generation cellular connections while protecting their embedded equipment investment.

Encore Networks Contact:
Petros Mekonnen
Sales Director – North Central Region

Media Contact:
Tony Crane
Director, Marketing Services
Encore Networks