Giga-tronics Inc. reported that Mr. Michael Penta has joined Giga-tronics Inc. as the vice president of sales on July 16th, 2012.  

Penta has more than 20 years of sales experience in high technology manufacturing companies. Most recently, he was director of business development at Tektronix, Inc. Prior to Tektronix, Mike held positions as vice president of sales at SynthsSys Research and vice president of sales at Escend Technologies. Mike was also director of sales and marketing for data storage at LeCroy Corporation.

“Mike’s combination of sales and business development know-how along with his strong management capability for leading worldwide sales organizations will bring new energy to our team,” said John Regazzi, chief executive officer of Giga-tronics. Regazzi added, “Mike has a proven track record building technical selling teams at high growth companies and I am confident his skills and experience will help us successfully address our challenges and capitalize on the opportunities we face.”