Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of connector solutions, has named Kazunori Ishii as president. Kazunori Ishii began working at Hirose in April of 1982, and has since served as deputy chief director of engineering, deputy chief director of sales, and senior managing director. Ishii holds a BA degree from Komazawa University.
CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Colabatistto as its new Group President, Military Simulation Products, Training and Services. He will be replacing Martin Gagné who, after 16 years of service with CAE, has decided to retire.
Rogers Corp. announced the appointment of Helen Zhang as President of Asia Region to oversee the company’s growing business in Greater China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Zhang will be responsible for driving Rogers’ growth strategy in Asia across the company’s three core businesses of printed circuit materials, power electronics solutions and high performance foams.
Cobham announced that Chief Executive Officer Andy Stevens had decided to take early retirement due to the recurrence of a long term serious back injury. The Chairman, John Devaney, assumed the position of executive chairman while a search for Andy’s successor was conducted. Cobham plc (‘Cobham’ or the ‘Group’) is pleased to announce the successful completion of that process with the appointment of Robert (Bob) Murphy as Chief Executive Officer of Cobham with effect from 25 June 2012.
Teseq Inc., a leading developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, announced it has hired Michael Yantz as its new Vice President of Business Development. Yantz, who is a veteran in the EMC testing industry, will focus on cultivating new North American and international sales channels and opportunities for Teseq while expanding the company’s reach into new markets.
Crane Co. has announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Tavares as president of the Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics, and David Bender as president of the Aerospace Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is one of five segments of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products with $2.5 billion in sales.