Anritsu Company President Frank Tiernan announces the appointment of Donn Mulder to the position of Vice President/General Manager of Anritsu’s Microwave Measurement Division (MMD). In his position, Mulder will oversee the research, development, manufacturing, marketing, and sales support of MMD’s products, which include the industry-leading Site Master™ handheld cable and antenna analyzers, Scorpion® and Lightning® Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs), synthesized signal generators, and measurement components.
Mulder replaces Tiernan, who has been serving the dual role of President of Anritsu Company and General Manager of MMD. Under Tiernan, MMD has experienced strong and consistent growth. MMD had net sales of approximately $130 million in the last fiscal year ending March 31, 2005, and employs about 400 professionals, making it one of Anritsu’s largest divisions.
In addition to heading the MMD operations based in Anritsu’s Morgan Hill facility, Mulder will be responsible for the RF products developed in Anritsu’s European facilities.
“Anritsu’s strength has been technology and it has been a key to our success. I will work with everyone at MMD to continue that tradition and apply technology to specific applications in order to make our customers’ jobs easier,” said Mulder. “MMD will focus on the entire wireless market, ranging from wireless communications to aerospace/defense and emerging applications such as RFID.”
Mulder has been with Anritsu for 13 years. Most recently, he was the business unit manager for Anritsu’s field solutions, one of the company’s most successful product lines. He has served in a variety of management positions for the company, beginning his career with Anritsu in 1992 as a product manager. About Anritsu
Anritsu Company (www.us.anritsu.com) is the American subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for more than 110 years. With its recent acquisition of NetTest, Anritsu provides solutions for existing and next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators. Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments as well as operations support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu sells in over 90 countries with approximately 4,000 employees. PDF Copy of Press Release