Laird Technologies Appoints CEO
New Chief Executive Brings Vast Experience to New Position
St. Louis, Missouri, USA – May 15, 2012 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems today announced the appointment of David Lockwood OBE as its Chief Executive Officer.
David brings considerable experience from a variety of market and technology sectors relevant to Laird Technologies’ business, particularly in wireless communication. He has experience in international operations, gained from his roles at GPT (Marconi), BAE Systems, Intense Limited, a phototonics high-tech start-up and Thales Corporation. Most recently in his role as Vice President Global Defense & Security at BT Global Services, he has been responsible for the development and delivery of propositions to UK and international defense departments and security agencies as well as major defense contractors.
“I am very pleased that David is joining Laird,” stated Nigel Keen, Executive Chairman of Laird PLC. “His breadth of experience and knowledge of the markets in which Laird operates will help us to drive Laird forward and deliver on our medium to long-term targets.”
David Lockwood will take up the position at a date to be confirmed and at that time Nigel Keen will resume his former role as non-executive Chairman of Laird PLC.
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About Laird Technologies, Inc.
Laird Technologies is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems.
Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.
Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 9,000 employees in more than 46 facilities located in 16 countries.
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