RF Technologies Names Harwood President
MARK HARWOOD has been hired as President of RT Technologies. Formerly, he was Vice President of Baxter International, Inc. and President and CEO of Arjo, Inc. "I am excited to be part of RF Technologies," says Harwood. "The strength of the team in place is impressive and I see broad potential for growth in both new and existing areas. I am looking forward to taking on new challenges and to turning opportunities into the kind of results that not only increase revenue, but also strengthen the RF Technologies brand in the marketplace."

QUALCOMM, Inc.STEVE MOLLENKOPF has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Group President. He began his career at QUALCOMM in 1994 as an engineer. Mollenkopf was formerly Executive President and President of QCT.

Verizon WirelessTo prepare for Ivan Seidenberg's eventual retirement, LOWELL C. MCADAM has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Verizon Communications, Inc. McAdam will be responsible for the operations of Verizon's network-based businesses. In addition, FRAN SHAMMO has been named CFO. He will succeed John F. Killian, who will retire around the end of the year. DAN MEAD, who was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named CEO. JOHN STRATTON, former Chief Marketing Officer, has been named COO.

Wade Antenna, Inc. and TACO Antenna RYAN MURPHY has been promoted to President. He began with Wade Antenna in 2000 as Director, Sales and Marketing. J. PATRIC (RIC) MURPHY has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Wade Antenna, Inc. and all related companies. He founded Wade Antenna, Inc. in 1987 by purchasing the rights to Wade Log Periodic Antenna. In 2001, Ric orchestrated the acquisition of TACO Antenna and Delhi Antenna Products. In 2005, Wade Antenna purchased the rights to the Lindsay Antenna product line. In addition, WILLEM (WILCO) BAGCHUS has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing and Sales. He joined the company in January as Director of Business Development.

Crane Aerospace & ElectronicsBOB TAVERES has been appointed Vice President, Microwave Solutions for the Electronics Group. He has an extensive background in the microwave industry with most of his career at Tyco Electronics' M/A-COM Divisionmost recently as Vice President, General Manager.

Raytheon Co.JOHN P. BERGERON has been named Director, Raytheon Six Sigma, Corporate Mission Assurance. He will also chair the enterprise Six Sigma Council. Bergeron joined Raytheon in 2006 after 15 years at General Electric. His initial Raytheon assignment was with the company's Integrated Defense Systems business, where he guided the Whole Life Engineering Directorate. Plexus Corp.PHILIP (PHIL) R. MARTENS has been elected to the Board of Directors. He serves as President, Principal Executive Officer, and Chief Operating Officer of Novelis, Inc.