e2v, the leading global provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, has appointed Robert (Bob) Tavares to the position of President, e2v aerospace & defense Inc. Bob joined e2v on 25th July, will be based at their Santa Clara, CA, US facility, and will oversee the continued expansion of e2v’s business in the important US aerospace and defense markets.
Bob has over twenty-five years of experience and success with high growth technology companies in the aerospace and defense markets. Most recently, Bob held the role of Vice President, Microwave Solutions, Electronics Division for Crane Aerospace & Electronics. Prior to Crane, Bob spent most of his career at Tyco Electronics, M/A-Com Division. Bob started his career as an engineer and progressively advanced to the position of Vice President and General Manager, where he was responsible for setting the strategic direction, growth and profitability of a $320 million RF and Microwave multi-site business, making a diverse set of highly custom and application specific products. Bob also created divisional lean and Six Sigma Programs, which became the foundation for the Operational Excellence program in M/A-Com. Bob has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and is Green Belt certified in Six Sigma.
Bob will oversee the continued expansion of the e2v aerospace and defense Inc business, with additional sales, applications, engineering, assembly, test and after market resources; taking their business forward in the important US aerospace and defense markets.
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e2v is a leading global provider of specialist technology for high performance systems and equipment; delivering solutions, sub-systems and components for specialist applications within medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets.
e2v is headquartered in the UK, employs approximately 1500 people, has design and production facilities across Europe and North America, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices. For the year ended 31 March 2011, e2v reported sales of £229m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information visit e2v.com.
About e2v aerospace and defense
e2v aerospace and defense Inc, based in Santa Clara CA, is a leading provider of technology solutions to the US mil/aero marketplace for imaging, RF Power and hi-rel semiconductor requirements.
e2v aerospace and defense is part of the global e2v group, headquartered in the UK and employing approximately 1500 people, with design and production facilities across Europe and North America. For the year ended 31 March 2011 e2v reported sales of $370m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information, visit www.e2v.com/aero.