AXESSTELPromoted Henrik Hoeffner to Chief Marketing Officer. Hoeffner has been with the company since 2006most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Sales in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.
STM GROUP, INC. (STM)
Appointed Walter Reichert to the newly created position of General Manager for North America. Previously, Reichert held the position of Senior VP and General Manager at Advantech's Advanced Satellite Networks.
INMARSAT
Named Frank Coles Senior Director Maritime Services for the company's Global Xpress program. He formerly served as CEO and President of Globe Wireless. A Master Mariner, Coles has 34 years of experience in the maritime industry.
CTIAAdded Jaime Hjort as Director of Government Affairs. Hjort previously served as a legislative assistant with Senator George Allen (R-VA) and as a professional staff member with Chairman Tom Davis (R-VA-11) on the US House Committee on Government Reform.
CRANE AEROSPACE & ELECTRONICS
Appointed John P. DiStasio Senior Director of Business Development for Microwave Solutions for the Electronics Group. DiStasio comes to Crane from Cobham M/A-COM, Inc., where he was Director of Field Sales.
INTEGRATED MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGIES (IMT)
Appointed David Walker Vice President, Product Development. Walker most recently served as Vice President, Research & Development/Engineering for Microwave Radio Communications (MRC).
CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY (EMSA) Aaron Hamilton, Chief Technology Officer for GPS Logic, has been tasked with enhancing EMSA's ability to utilize emerging communications and GPS technology to respond to major disasters and terrorist threats.
RAYTHEON CO.
Mark Kula has been named Vice President of Tactical Airborne Systems for the company's Space and Airborne Systems business, which is headquartered in El Segundo, CA. Kula has held a variety of leadership positions in support of ground-based and airborne radars, integrated air defense systems, and intelligence collection and processing systems.
JAMPRO ANTENNAS
Added Anthony Flores in a domestic business-development role. Flores has more than 20 years of management and business-development experience at such companies as Radian Corp., Richland Tower, and AT&T.
GEOTEST-MARVIN TEST SYSTEMS, INC.
Named Michael Schraeder Western Regional Sales Manager. Schraeder previously held management roles at STATSChip- PAC, Amkor Technology, and GenRad.
RF ENGINES LTD. (RFEL)
Senior Engineer Wayne Cranwell, along with colleague Stuart Jackson, is currently racing 2500 miles through India on a 150cc 3 wheeler rickshaw. They have undertaken the journey to raise money for the charities Social Change and Development and WaterAid.