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Bob Donahue Joins M/A-COM Technology Solutions as Chief Strategy Officer
Lowell, MA, August 26, 2009 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components and subassemblies for radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave applications, announced today that Robert (Bob) Donahue has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer.
Bob is responsible for leading M/A-COM Tech’s efforts in targeting faster growth markets where the company’s technology provides a competitive advantage. He will also work with the product line managers on new product and technology roadmaps. Additionally, he will oversee the company’s channel and strategic account plans.
Bob has a rich background in the RF and microwave industry. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer at WIN Semiconductor. While there, Bob developed the strategic plan and drove Business segments of the company from a very early stage start-up to the dominant GaAs Foundry with rapid profitable growth. Prior to that, he was Director of Marketing at Hittite. Bob’s career also includes approximately nine years with M/A-COM Tech’s IC business where he served in various engineering and product line management roles, and 10 years at Raytheon in various engineering leadership positions.
“We are extremely fortunate to add Bob’s experience and capabilities to M/A-COM Tech’s leadership team,” says Chief Executive Officer Joe Thomas. “M/A-COM Tech has a multi-prong initiative to accelerate growth and enhance our competitiveness. Having a well-articulated strategy that can be effectively implemented is essential to the achievement of these objectives. Bob is a topflight proven executive dedicated to ensuring we have the best possible plan with best-in-class implementation.”