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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.
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems announced the appointment of David Lockwood OBE as its chief executive officer.
API Technologies Corp. announced the promotion of Bel Lazar to the position of president and chief executive officer of API Technologies Corp., effective August 1, 2012. Brian Kahn, who previously held the positions of chairman and chief executive officer, will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Bel Lazar joined API on February 28, 2011 as president and chief operating officer.
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.
The board of directors of Empower RF Systems has approved the creation of a new role, executive chairman of the board, and the appointment of a new CEO, effective, January 1, 2013.
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.
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