Texas Instruments Inc. announced the election of Haviv Ilan to senior vice president of High Performance Analog (HPA), succeeding Steve Anderson, who will now lead TI Analog overall. Ilan is responsible for managing an extensive portfolio of amplifiers, data converters and interface products, as well as medical and high-reliability products.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces Duncan Pilgrim has been promoted to vice president of marketing. Pilgrim will drive all the product marketing and marketing communication initiatives.
XMA Corp., a leader in advanced Microwave and RF products, was host to Vice President Joseph Biden, US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, and NH Governor Maggie Hassan to discuss the future of high technology and work force development programs for the Microwave and RF Industry.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave components, announces the appointment of Ms. Penny Cotner as the new vice president of sales & service.
Raytheon Co. announced that its Board of Directors has elected Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy, age 58, to serve as the chief executive officer of Raytheon Co., effective March 31, 2014. Dr. Kennedy will succeed William H. Swanson, who has served as the CEO of Raytheon Co.since 2003, and who advised the board of his intention to step down from his position as CEO in March, following his 65th birthday next month.
RDA Microelectronics Inc. ("RDA Microelectronics" or the "company"), a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets wireless systems-on-chip and radio-frequency (RF) semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications, announced that its board of directors (the "board") has elected Mr. Shun Lam Steven Tang as chairman of the board, appointed Mr. Shuran Wei as chief executive officer of the company and appointed Mr. Liang Zhang as president of the company.
Soitec (Euronext) and SunEdison Inc. announced that they have entered into a patent cross-license agreement relating to silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer products. The agreement provides each company with access to the other’s patent portfolio for SOI technologies and ends all outstanding legal disputes between the companies.
In the first interview about the Agilent spinoff of the Test and Measurement group as a separate company, David Vye, Microwave Journal editor, talks with Guy Séné, president of Agilent's Electronic Measurement Group, about the reasons for the separation and impact on the company.
Mini-Circuits is pleased to contribute to the 2013 IEEE Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas, and Electronic Systems(COMCAS) as a platinum sponsor. Representatives from Mini-Circuits and MCDI, Mini-Circuits’ new distributor in Israel, will be exhibiting at Booth 31 with a showcase of its rapidly growing line of portable test equipment and other selected new products.