Chuck Piercy Named Site Manager for Endwave's El Dorado Hills, CA Facility
SAN JOSE, CA – May 12, 2008 – Endwave Corporation (Nasdaq: ENWV), a leading provider of high-frequency RF modules for telecommunications networks, defense electronics and homeland security systems, today announced that Chuck Piercy was named Site Manager for the company's El Dorado Hills, CA facility. Mr. Piercy joined Endwave in April of 2007 with the company's acquisition of ALC Microwave Inc., a leading provider of logarithmic amplifiers and other integrated subsystems to many US and international defense prime contractors. He also currently serves as a Strategic Business Manager for Endwave's Defense and Security business unit. As a key member of ALC Microwave since 2004, Mr. Piercy contributed as Senior Design Engineer on many of the integrated subsystems used in early warning radars, threat detection equipment, electronic countermeasures and missile guidance systems. Prior to that, Mr. Piercy worked for over a decade at DBS Microwave (which was later acquired by L-3 Communications) where he served as the Product Line Manufacturing Manager. Prior to that, Mr. Piercy worked at Avantek for over ten years as an Engineering Associate and Senior Technician in the development of various amplifiers, frequency converters, and microwave integrated assemblies. He is a graduate of the Devry Institute of Technology. "We are proud to announce Chuck Piercy as site manager of our El Dorado Hills facility," said Ed Keible, CEO and President of Endwave. "His 20-plus years of experience in the microwave industry and his personal contributions to the design and business development of the ALC product lines make him the ideal choice for Endwave as it continues to expand into the defense electronics and homeland security markets where the ALC team is contributing nicely," continued Mr. Keible.