Press Release.


Timothy R. Rayl Joins Cobham Aerospace Communications as Director, Sales and Marketing

August 22, 2013 – Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels has announced the placement of Timothy R. Rayl as Director, Sales and Marketing at Cobham Aerospace Communications. With a focus on retained executive search, Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent. Mr. Rayl has been brought in to build a world-class sales and marketing function that will enable the business to meet its long-term strategic plan objectives through organic growth and acquisitions.

Cobham specializes in meeting the demand for data, connectivity, and bandwidth in defense, security, and commercial environments. Employing more than 10,000 people on five continents, the company has customers and partners in over 100 countries. Cobham’s Aerospace Communications Division designs and manufactures some of the world’s foremost audio and radio communications systems, serving clients including Boeing, Airbus, Bell and Eurocopter, space agencies, and military forces on land and sea in more than 100 countries.

Timothy Rayl is a 27-year veteran of aviation equipment manufacturer Rockwell Collins, Incorporated, most recently holding the position of Senior Director, Business Aviation Aftermarket and Flight Services Sales. He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and a BS in Aviation Technology from Purdue University.

“Tim’s broad knowledge across the aerospace sector and deep expertise in commercial markets, avionics products, and integrated systems uniquely position him to help secure Cobham Aerospace Communications as the customer’s first and only choice for airborne avionics solutions,” said Martin J. Hewett, Senior Client Partner and Aerospace and Defense Practice Leader, who led this search on behalf of Morgan Samuels for Cobham Aerospace Communications.

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives. For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance. Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – instead of just perform.