AVO PHOTONICSHas appointed Dr. Sven Mahnkopf Optical Program Manager. A 10-year opto-electronics veteran, Mahnkopf was previously Device Engineering Manager at OptiComp Corp.
GIGA-TRONICISMark Elo has been appointed Vice President of Marketing. Elo has held various positions at Hewlett- Packard/Agilent Technologies and Keithley Instruments including Product Marketing Manager, Marketing Director, and Business Development Director.
QUALCOMMDr. Anastassia Lauterbach has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations (GBO) Europe. Lauterbach joins Qualcomm from Deutsche Telekom, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Investments. In addition, Dr. Y.K. Cha, formerly Senior Vice President and President of Qualcomm Korea, has been named Senior Advisor to Jim Doh, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) Asia. Lastly, Te-Won Lee has been promoted to Vice President of Qualcomm Korea. He was previously a Senior Director of Technology with QCT.
NUJIRAHas named Patrick McNamee Vice President of Silicon Operations, a newly created position. McNamee comes to Nujira from EoSemi.
AMETEKHas named David Duffi Vice President and General Manager. A retired US Navy Submarine Captain, he most recently served as General Manager of Kollmorgen Electro-Optical. In addition, Pamela Hurst was named Vice President of Business Development. Hurst's background includes senior engineering positions at numerous companies.
ANATECH ELECTRONICSHas appointed Dean Handrinos Director of US Sales. Handrinos comes to Anatech from Stealth Microwave, where he served as Vice President responsible for business development and technical sales.
MODELITHICSJohn Fisher has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. Fisher has over 29 years of engineering and management experience.