AirBorn Promotes Michael Cole to President and CEO

 AirBorn announced the promotion of Michael Cole from chief operating officer to president and chief executive officer. He joined AirBorn in 2016. A seasoned executive, Cole’s resume includes over three decades of experience in the passive electronics, connectors, and cable-assembly marketplace. Cole served as president and minority owner of Meritec Inc. and senior vice president/general manager ……Read More »

Digi-Key Electronics Hired Mike Slater as new vice president of global business development

Digi-Key Electronics has hired Mike Slater as its new vice president of global business development. In his new role, Slater will oversee the company’s worldwide customer and supplier development strategy. Slater comes to Digi-Key with more than 25 years of sales, management, and business experience. Prior to joining Digi-Key, he served as the president of E-Switch Inc., ……Read More »

Rosenberger Appoints Franz Praxenthaler CFO

Franz Praxenthaler has been appointed chief financial officer to the management board of Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG, as of April 1, 2022. Praxenthaler began his professional career with an apprenticeship as a precision mechanic at Rosenberger. He was given management responsibilities at an early stage, initially as head of production and later, after ……Read More »

Andrew Dinsdale Appointed general manager of SV Microwave

After 26 years, effective July 1, 2022, Subi Katragadda will step down as general manager of Amphenol SV Microwave. Under his stewardship, SV has experienced tremendous growth, diversification, and organizational development. Taking up the mantle, Andrew Dinsdale will become the next general manager of SV Microwave, effective on July 1. Dinsdale joined SV in 2008 as ……Read More »

TTI Inc. promoted John Drabik to president, TTI Americas

TTI Inc. promoted John Drabik to president, TTI Americas. Drabik, who joined TTI in 2020, previously held the position of senior vice president, TTI Americas sales and product management. Prior to TTI, he served as president, Americas components at Arrow Electronics. Drabik began his career with KEMET working closely with TTI. In making the announcement, Mike ……Read More »

Fischer Connectors Group appointed Xavier Fustagueras to General Manager

The Fischer Connectors Group is pleased to announce that Xavier Fustagueras has been appointed General Manager of Fischer Connectors Inc. based in Atlanta, to pursue the group’s growth in North and South Americas. The technology group provides high-performance connectivity solutions that manage power and data flows across sensors, devices, and the cloud – from end-to-end electrical and ……Read More »

Rosenberger Group Spin-Off and Personnel Changes

The Rosenberger Group announced the spin-off of its antenna and wireless coverage product portfolio with a new brand entity: PROSE. The goal is to accelerate the company’s growth and create a stronger local Rosenberger footprint by focusing on RF, fiber-optic, high-speed data, and high-voltage interconnect solutions. Rosenberger has already released investments to further expand the manufacturing footprint ……Read More »

Geoff Imlach Joins TTI as regional VP Northeast Region

TTI Inc. announced that Geoff Imlach will be joining the TTI Family of Specialists as the regional vice president of the Northeast region. Imlach spent 15 years with KEMET, a Yageo company. During this time, he took on roles of increasing responsibility in sales and product management across the Northeast, Central, and West Coast regions. Through ……Read More »

Rosenberger Group Announces new COO and CEO

Kristijan Bauer has joined the management team of the Rosenberger Group as COO along with Eric Küppers, CEO. The pair bring entrepreneurial and international experience to the Rosenberger Group, seen as an asset for the expanding company. Küppers has held various positions in private as well as internationally operating companies, most recently with TE Connectivity as president ……Read More »

Sager Electronics Promoted Shannon Freise to Senior Vice President of Operations

Sager Electronics promoted Shannon Freise to Senior Vice President of Operations. Freise has been with the company for more than 23 years and, in this new role, will manage various functions at Sager’s three North American distribution centers — including information technology, e-business, quality, logistics, and manufacturing operations — as well as more than 130 members of ……Read More »