Southwest Microwave, Inc. announced the promotion of Holger Stuehrmann to general manager. Stuehrmann succeeds Don Bradfield, who was recently promoted to president of Southwest Microwave, Inc.

Holger joined the Microwave Products Division in 2014 as director of sales, managing worldwide sales and business generation activities. He has 30 years of experience in new product development and operational performance improvement in RF/mmWave solutions for defense, space and commercial sectors.

His previous experience includes director of business development and sales and business manager, microwave components at STC Microwave Systems, a division of Crane Aerospace and Electronics. He also spent 11 years with Paris-based TEMEX Components, first as vice president, sales and marketing, then as vice president of operations, North America. 

Stuehrmann holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from City University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Bremen, Germany.

“I look forward to further progress with a team that has established itself as the industry leader in the miniaturized microwave interconnect industry,” said Stuehrmann. “Our sales, engineering and production groups have all been key contributors to our growth and accomplishments. We will continue to drive development of innovative products that meet evolving market needs and deliver unsurpassed performance in a small footprint.”

“I am confident that Holger’s track record of revenue growth and customer satisfaction will ensure ongoing success for the division,” said Bradfield. “His logical, fact-based management style and focus on operational excellence will be valuable assets in the continued growth of our brand worldwide.”