M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. announced the appointment of Jack Kennedy as its new Vice President of Sales, reporting to Robert Donahue, Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Kennedy will have responsibility for leading M/A-COM Tech’s global sales organization.

A seasoned sales and marketing leader, Kennedy was promoted from within M/A-COM Tech, where he most recently served as its Director of Global Distribution since November of 2010, and delivered significant enhancements to the efficiency and performance of this important sales channel. Kennedy’s previous positions at M/A-COM Tech include Strategic Account Lead, Global Account Director, Sales Manager, and Field Sales Engineer. Kennedy received his B.S. from Boston University and is pursuing an M.S. at Northeastern University.

“I am extremely pleased to have Jack championing the sales initiatives for our company,” said Donahue. “Jack’s understanding of our business, our products, the industry, and our customer base is comprehensive. That, combined with his inherent leadership skills and successful track record will greatly benefit M/A-COM Tech and its ability to meet the needs of its customers.”

Jack Kennedy, upon accepting the position, said, "I have always felt very privileged to be part of the M/A-COM Tech team. This newest role is by far the most exciting and challenging opportunity I’ve had at M/A-COM Tech, and I look forward to leading our sales team to continued success and achievement.”