Hylan inks industry veteran Cecin as its new chief operating officer

Hylan, a Holmdel-based provider of communications for engineering and construction services, announced Monday it has appointed Joe Cecin the new chief operating officer of The Hylan Group.

Cecin, who has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, will be responsible for overseeing daily operations of all companies under the Hylan brand, including Hylan Datacom & Electrical, Down Under Construction, Western Utility, Arcturus Telecom, and Hylan West. Cecin will also be responsible for integrating new acquired businesses.

Prior to Hylan, Cecin was executive vice president of operations at Unitek Global Services, president of Pinnacle Wireless and chief operating officer of RCN Corp. He was also group head of the Telecom Investment Banking Practice at BB&T Capital Markets.

“We are thrilled to have Joe join our executive team,” said Rob DiLeo, CEO of Hylan. “With his vast experience and impeccable career history, we believe Joe will be a strong asset to the Hylan team, bringing with him a passion for the Hylan brand, the services we deliver, and our dedication to customer satisfaction.”

“With Hylan’s track record of growth, experienced team, and committed equity sponsors, I am thrilled to be joining the team as COO. I will make it my goal to lead our team to success not just locally, but as a nationally recognized brand known for its array of full service turnkey solutions,” Cecin said.