RF Micro Devices Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced the appointment of James A. Clifford as vice president, foundry services, effective April 1, 2013.
The board of directors of Hittite Microwave Corp. announced Stephen G. Daly plans to step down as the company's chairman, president and chief executive officer at the end of the month. The board named Rick D. Hess as the company's next president and chief executive officer. The board also announced Franklin Weigold was named non-executive chairman of the board.
LadyBug Technologies announced the appointment of Orwill Hawkins as the company’s Vice President of Marketing. In his new position Hawkins will hold responsibility for all of LadyBug’s marketing and business development strategies worldwide.
Aeris Communications, which owns and operates the only cellular network designed exclusively for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, announced the addition of Mohsen Mohseninia as the vice president, market development for Europe. Mohseninia brings more than 18 years’ experience to the role, serving most recently as the head of the M2M business in the UK for Logica as well as being a leading member of the global M2M leadership team responsible for development of strategy and market development.
Current East Coast Microwave Distributors, Inc. president and CEO Bruce Cooper plans to step down from that role after 24 years, to assume a non-executive chairman position effective January 2, 2013. He will be succeeded by James Doyle.
CTS Corp. announced the appointment of Kieran O'Sullivan to the position of president and chief executive officer effective January 7, 2013. Mr. O'Sullivan will succeed Vinod M. Khilnani, current chairman and CEO, who will remain on the board of directors of the corporation and continue to serve as executive chairman until the Annual Shareholders Meeting in 2013 and retire from CTS Corp. on December 31, 2013.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. (MTSI) announced that John Croteau will be joining M/A-COM Tech as its president, effective October 1, 2012, and will be reporting to Charles Bland, its CEO. As president, Croteau will assume responsibility for world-wide sales, operations, R&D, marketing and business unit management.
Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, announced expansion of its management team with the appointments of Chee W. Kwan as vice president of worldwide sales and Uri Yaffe as vice president of business development.