Hittite Microwave Corporation (Nasdaq: HITT) announced the promotion of Michael Olson to Vice President of Engineering. In this position, Mr. Olson is responsible for managing the company's worldwide engineering resources and design centers. Mr. Olson has been with the company for 12 years and recently served as Director of IC Engineering and Director of New Product Development. Michael Koechlin, who previously served as Vice President of Engineering, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer. In this position, Mr. Koechlin is responsible for continuing to develop the company's long-term technology strategy. "I am pleased to expand the structure and leadership in our engineering organization to support the growth in the company’s business and technology," said Stephen Daly, Chairman and CEO.