Giga-tronics announced that Robert Waldeck has joined Giga-tronics as Vice President of Business Development for Switching Solutions, effective December 1, 2011.

Waldeck has held positions as a Sales Representative and in Sales Management in the T&M instrument industry during the past 15 years and, prior to that, worked in the Defense and Space industry. Waldeck spent more than 16 years developing Automated Test Equipment for various branches of the Armed Forces at a prominent Defense contractor. He holds a BSEE from NY Institute of Technology and an MBA from CW Post, Long Island University.

“With the addition of Bob, Giga-tronics significantly strengthens its business of delivering high performance RF and Microwave signal switching solutions to its customers,” said Malcolm Levy, Executive Vice President of Sales.

Giga-tronics is increasing its focus on providing customized switching solutions optimized for systems integrators and ATE applications, as well as test instrumentation and microwave components. "We hired Bob to develop business, work closely with customers and provide a dedicated commitment to fast response,” Levy said.