Northrop Grumman Elects Wesley Bush CEO/President
WESLEY G. BUSH has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer by the Northrop Grumman Board of Directors. Bush joined the company in 1987 and most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Ronald D. Sugar, Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corp. since 2003, plans to retire after 29 years of service to Northrop Grumman and its predecessor companies. He will step down from the Chairman and CEO positions and the company's Board of Directors effective Dec. 31, 2009. Sugar will continue as an employee officer and advise the company until his June 30, 2010 retirement date.

Laird Technologies, Inc.GARY FENICAL, an EMC Technical Representative and NARTE Certified EMC & ESD Engineer, has been recognized for co-developing the IEEE 1302-2008 standard for the IEEE Guide for the Electromagnetic Characterization of Conductive Gaskets from DC to 18 GHz.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. LARRY LAWSON, Executive Vice President and F-22 Program General Manager, has been elected by the delegates of the Air Force Association (AFA) as a National Director-At Large of the AFA Board of Directors.

Vitec Group plcJERRY GEPNER has been appointed to the post of Divisional CEO for the Vitec Services Division. He joined the group in 2005 as CTO. Most recently, Gepner held the position of Interim President for Bexel.

TRAK Microwave Corp.RICK WALSH has been appointed Senior Staff Engineer, Technical Business Development. Walsh was formerly Vice President of Engineering at Tampa Microwave.

Lockheed MartinANNE MARIE SQUEO has been named Vice President of Communications for Maritime Systems and Sensors. Squeo was Director of Public Relations for Raytheon Co. since 2006.

FreeWave TechnologiesANDREJS ROZITIS has been hired as an Analog Applications Engineer. Prior to FreeWave, he worked for Backcountry Access, Inc.

ETITHOMAS G. ECONOMOU has been named Chief Operations Officer. He joined ETI in August 2008. ISHAN BHAWNANI has been appointed Vice President of Business Development.

Duplex CSA Ltd.DAVE GRAVINA has been appointed Business Development Manager Americas. Gravina formerly served as Senior Product Manager at Tyco Electronics. STEVE BEARNS has been named Business Development Manager Asia. PAUL HULATT has been named Group Project Manager. Hulatt comes to Duplex CSA with an extensive background in the electronics industry.

3M Electronics Markets Materials Div. HERV GINDRE has been named Vice President and General Manager. He most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of the 3M Electronics Solutions Division based in Singapore.

China GrenTech Corp.QI WANG has been appointed to the board of directors. As Vice President of the company, he is responsible for base-station RF business operations.