The Software Defined Radio (SDR) Forum has retained Lee Pucker to provide CEO services in a newly created consultancy position. Pucker formerly served as CTO and vice president for corporate development at Spectrum Signal Processing.

Alion Science and Technology - DR. Charles Massey to director of port and maritime security; formerly international borders and maritime security program manager at Sandia National Laboratories.

IPC - David (Dave) Torp to vice president of standards and technology; formerly vice president of marketing and business development at Kester, ITW. Also, Marc Peo to the board of directors; continues as president of Heller Industries.

Giga-tronics, Inc. - Roderick Cross to vice president of sales and marketing; formerly vice president of worldwide sales, marketing, business development, and technical support at World Energy Labs, Inc.

Actel - Jay Legenhausen to senior vice president of worldwide sales; formerly vice president of sales focused on the Americas at Cypress Semiconductor.

Sunburst Electronics - Sandy Barretta to sales manager; formerly regional sales manager at Clifford Metal.

Elcom Technologies - Jim Davis to CEO; formerly employed in executive management positions at Schlumberger Technologies.

ABI Research - Janet Wise to director of primary research; formerly director of primary research at In-Stat. Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc.

(RNT) - Mike O'Neill to vice president of sales; formerly US sales manager for the Circuit Materials Division at Heraeus, Inc.

Woven Electronics, LLC - Scott Chester to vice president of business development; formerly president and CEO of Tera Media Corp.

Nextreme Thermal Solutions - Stephen Brooks to director of manufacturing; formerly director of operations at Amkor Technology.

Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. - Oleg Khaykin to the board of directors; continues as executive vice president and COO at Amkor Technology.

Civitium, LLC - Jason Shannon to CTO; formerly lead wireless architect at EarthLink Municipal Networks.

Performance Metal Fabricators, Inc. (PMF) - Mark Hagen to engineering manager; formerly general manager at Hagen Metal Products.

Rohde & Schwarz Canada - Christopher A. French to vice president and general manager; formerly executive vice president and partner at Mondial Technology.

Rogers Corp. - Jeffrey M. Grudzien to vice president of sales; formerly director of Asia sales.

FCI - Pierre Vareille to COO; formerly CEO of Wagon Automotive Ltd.

Applied Wave Research (AWR) - Rick Bottomley to CFO; formerly CFO at Silicon Design Systems, Inc. and Gilo Ventures.

Rohde & Schwarz - Rhonda Piecrebrooks to director of human resources; formerly director of human resources at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD.