Anaren Inc., a world leader in high-frequency technology deployed in space, defense, wireless infrastructure and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has named David E. Kopf as the new president of the company’s Space & Defense Group, effective June 29, 2015.

Larry Sala, Anaren president and CEO stated, “David’s extensive business development and leadership experience with growing technology-based businesses in the space and defense markets will enhance the capabilities of our Space & Defense Group to expand our customer base, accelerate revenue growth and ultimately increase value for our shareholders. We are very excited to have David join our team and look forward to his significant contribution to the continuing success of Anaren.”
Most recently, Kopf was vice president of Engineering and Operations at Astronics Aerosat, based in Amherst, NH. Prior to that, he held executive, business development and engineering management posts at Cobham Defense Electronics, Tyco Electronics M/A-Com, and Sanders (a Lockheed Martin Company) and BAE. Kopf earned his MBA at New Hampshire College, his BSEE (with a minor in economics) from Case Western Reserve University, and his MSEE in Microwave Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

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