CapRock Promotes Long To Global Engineering VP

Houston-based satellite communications provider CapRock Communications reported Tuesday that it has promoted Ron Long to the role of vice president of global engineering. CapRock said Long, who had been the company's director of engineering, will oversee its satellite communications infrastructure while supervising technology development and planning. CapRock described Long as a 15-year veteran of the information technology sector, a span that includes his role as co-founder and managing partner of WNSC Ltd. He also served as a technical consultant for Platinum Technology Services and has held various management positions for other firms.