Giga-tronics Inc. announced that Mark Elo has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing effective August 29, 2011. Elo comes to Giga-tronics with more than 20 years of test and measurement experience in RF and microwave instrumentation. He has held various positions at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies and Keithley Instruments - including Product Marketing Manager, Marketing Director and Business Development Director - as well as number of R&D management roles.

Elo will be responsible for the marketing of all Giga-tronics products and for keeping new investment programs aligned with their target markets. John Regazzi, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, “New product programs that accurately address customer needs are critical to the financial success of the company and I feel very fortunate to have someone with Mark’s experience lead our efforts in this area.”

Giga-tronics also announced that Malcolm Levy will retain his responsibilities for managing the ompany’s worldwide sales and business development activities and will continue as an officer of the company. He will assume the position of Executive Vice President of Sales. Regazzi added, “Giga-tronics is expanding its sales and marketing organization to provide more focus on both long term strategic planning and short term profitable growth.”