Pinto da Silva Becomes President of RFS Brazil
ROBERTO PINTO DA SILVA, formerly vice president of sales for Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) Latin America, has replaced Luis Antonio Alves de Oliveira as president of RFS Brazil. Oliveira leaves RFS to pursue new endeavors outside the telecom industry. Pinto is a mechanical engineering university graduate with an MBA in executive team management. He has more than 30 years of experience in the technology business. Pinto's international expertise is the result of his five-year tenure in the US coupled with extensive travels in Europe, Asia, and South America.
Intelsat General Corp.MARK DANIELS appointed vice president, engineering & operations; formerly served in senior program management, engineering management, and operations management positions at Verestar Government Services, PanAmSat, and ORBCOMM.
D.B. Management Group (DBMG)NIGEL WARSHAW appointed to management team; formerly managed international marketing of technical products in Europe, North America, and Asia.
Park Electrochemical Corp.DAVID R. DAHLQUIST appointed as director of marketing; formerly product director.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems SANJAY KAPOOR named vice president, Patriot Programs; formerly vice president, Finance IDS and chief financial officer. Anthony F. "Toby" O'Brien replaces Kapoor as vice president, Finance IDS and chief financial officer; formerly vice president, finance.
Symmetricom, Inc.THOMAS STEIPP, president and CEO, joined the Alliance of Telecommunications Industry Solutions' (ATIS) board of directors.
Lockheed MartinDAVID B. BURRITT nominated to board of directors. Burritt is vice president and chief financial officer of Caterpillar, Inc. The nomination will be submitted to the stockholders for approval on April 24.
BoeingMATTHEW GANZ named president of Phantom Works advanced research and development unit; formerly president, chief executive officer, and general manager at HRL Laboratories. Ganz succeeds Bob Krieger, who retired Dec. 31, 2007.
Renaissance Electronics Corp.MICHAEL DONAGHEY appointed vice president of sales and marketing; formerly vice president/general manager of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Jeffrey L. Kraft appointed manager of switch division; formerly manager of business development for United Communications Group.
Northrop Grumman Corp.DARRYL M. FRASER elected corporate vice president, communications. He succeeds Rosanne O'Brien, who is retiring in May. Fraser is currently sector vice president of business development and strategic initiatives at the company's Mission Systems sector. He also will become a member of the Corporate Policy Council.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation BUD OSTHAUS appointed microwave design specialist; formerly with Merrimac Industries, where he established a full-service microelectronic-prototype facility.
NDKCRAIG TAYLOR appointed general manager of business & application development; formerly vice president of engineering frequency-control products at SaRonix.