Jack Fisher, former engineer at IBM and later the technical director for ITRI and HDPUG, passed away.
Biamp named Justin Fleming PCB design developer. He has 20 years’ experience in electronics design, manufacturing and engineering with LiveWire, Harley Davidson, FL:IS and Celestica, among others, and is a director of PCEA.
Garmin promoted Aaron Parker to senior printed circuit board designer.
Global LamTech named Jack Pattie president. He has more than 30 years’ experience in laminate sales, most recently as CEO of Ventec USA.PCB designer
Summit Interconnect named Jesse Vaughn senior account manager.
Trackwise Designs appointed Andrew Lapping nonexecutive chairman.
AIM appointed Mehak Sharma Canadian national sales manager. She holds a bachelor’s in electronics and a master’s in microelectronics, and has over 10 years’ sales and support experience in electronics.
Arch Systems appointed Joel Eterovich VP, global sales. He has 25 years of operations and sales experience across multiple global industries. He started his career at Rockwell Automation, working in its electronics manufacturing factories.
EIT Electronic Instrumentation & Technology named David Faliskie president and CEO.
Indium promoted Fiona Chen to senior R&D manager and Demi Yao to R&D sintering project manager at its Suzhou, China, facility. Indium also named Dr. Richard McDonough material research scientist, Shital Rijal product specialist, and Robert Atwood senior manager corporate quality.
Intervala named Ken Morris director of operations for its cable and harness manufacturing facility in Hudson, NH. Morris’ career in the EMS industry spans four decades with extensive experience in the cable and harness manufacturing arena, serving customers in high-reliability, technology-driven markets, including medical devices, aerospace and defense, and industrial.
Kimball Electronics announced that Don Charron, chairman and chief executive, will retire Feb. 28.
Koh Young promoted Heriberto Cuevas Velazquez to regional sales manager, Mexico. He was previously applications engineering project manager, and also spent a decade with an EMS provider in Mexico. Ramiro Mora will be Mexico applications team leader. He spent 16 years with Tier 1 EMS providers in Mexico, and five years with Koh Young as field service engineer and application engineer.
Mycronic named Jeff Leal strategic business development/key accounts.
Northrup Grumman named Raj Kumar senior staff engineer, Materials & Process, PCB SME.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense promoted Ted Shpak to executive director – operations, supply chain and quality.
SigmaTron and Pet Tech appointed John Sheehan president of EMS operations. Sheehan has been with SigmaTron since 1986 and most recently held the position of vice president, director of supply chain.
ZTest appointed Suren Jeyanayagam president of Permatech, replacing the retiring John Perreault.