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Continental Names Dan Dickey President

Grimes continues as CEO at transmitter manufacturer

A big promotion for Dan Dickey.

The vice president of engineering at Continental Electronics has been named president of the company, which makes radio broadcast transmitters, among other products. He takes that seat from Tony Grimes, who remains CEO.

Dickey, who has been with the company for 23 years, will responsible for day-to-day operations, according to the company announcement.

His background includes engineering design, management and organizational development. Continental called him “a recognized industry expert; and one of the primary reasons CEC has produced many successful programs for the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and has led numerous domestic and international broadcast projects.”

The company, based in Dallas, is active in broadcasting, military and scientific applications, and specializes in high-power systems.