Anritsu Co. announces the appointment of Paul Innis as vice president and general manager of the Americas Sales Region, incorporating the United States, Canada, Central and South Americas, as well as the Caribbean. Innis will use his extensive experience to successfully position Anritsu Co.’s wide portfolio of product and services into the telecommunications, general industry and government markets, as well as into emerging industries, such as connected cars and the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT).

“Throughout his career at Anritsu and in the United States Navy, Paul has exhibited the leadership skills to navigate today’s market and lead a nimble team that can adjust to rapidly changing conditions. Anritsu has a number of initiatives to grow in the America Sales Region and maintain its position as a test market ‘total solutions’ leader. Paul, with his technical expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction, will be instrumental in helping us achieve our goals,” said Wade Hulon, president of Anritsu Co.

As vice president and general manager, Innis will be responsible for direct management of all sales, marketing and field support operations and directly responsible for implementation of successful market and supporting product strategies in North and South America. He will also work directly with key customers to ensure they have the total test solutions necessary for their specific requirements and applications.

Innis brings extensive industry knowledge to his new role. He has spent nearly 15 years with Anritsu serving in a variety of sales, marketing and management positions. Most recently, he served as Director of Engineering and Program Management for Wireless Solutions. In addition, Captain Innis served his country for nearly three decades as an Active Duty and Reserve Naval Flight Officer, and held various positions, including Commanding Officer and Executive Officer of multiple Units. He last served as a senior Staff Member and Lead Instructor at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center until retiring in December 2013.

Innis earned a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas and holds a M.S. degree in International Relations from Troy State University. 

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