Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., announced the appointment of Mike Clark to senior director of microwave solutions of the electronics group. In this role, Clark will report directly to Bob Tavares, president of Crane electronics group. Clark will be responsible for operations of all electronics group microwave solutions locations, including Beverly, Mass., Chandler, Ariz., and West Caldwell, N.J. He will be located in Chandler, Ariz.

Clark has been with Crane for over 11 years, beginning his career as engineering director in 2003, advanced programs director in 2007 and moving into a business director role in 2011. He has been successful in all of these roles and is seen as a key leader in our microwave business, making him the right person for this position.

Prior to Crane, Clark was co-founder and VP of engineering for Triton Network System a commercial communications company, which had an Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ in 2000. Clark also worked for Texas Instruments in the defense sector (now part of Raytheon) for 14 years in various engineering and management positions. Clark received a BSEE from Lawrence Institute of Technology and MSEE from the University of Texas Arlington.

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