Qualcomm Promotes its Licensing Business Veteran as Company President to Oversee Global Expansion and the BUs
Qualcomm promotes 13-year company veteran Derek Aberle as its new President. Prior to his current role, Aberle held several roles within Qualcomm's Technology Licensing division, including EVP & President and SVP & GM. In 2000, Aberle joined Qualcomm after representing the Company as outside counsel for several years at large, international law firms.
Connectivity Solutions Giant Appoints Retired Southwest Airlines’ CFO as Director
TE Connectivity, formerly Tyco Electronics, elected Laura H. Wright, 54, to its Board. Since her retirement in 2012 as CFO of Southwest Airlines, Wright founded GSB Advisors, to provide strategic and financial consulting to growth and non-profit companies. During her 25 year career at Southwest, she served in a variety of financial roles including CFO, SVP of Finance, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer. She began her career at Arthur Young & Co
L-3 Communications Crafts Corporate Realignment
L-3’s structure now consists of these four business segments: Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Communication Systems and National Security Solutions. John C. McNellis, 61, has been named president of Aerospace Systems. Prior to this, he was President of Integrated Systems Group. He also served as President of Link Simulation and Training Division. Prior to L-3, he was President of Lockheed Martin's Tactical Systems unit and held executive positions at Loral and IBM.
John S. Mega, 60, has been named president of Communication Systems. He most recently served as the President of L-3’s Microwave Group. Earlier, he served as the Acting President of LogiMetrics, and VP of finance for the Hycor division at Loral.
Steve Kantor continues in his role as president of Electronic Systems and Les A. Rose continues in his role as president of National Security Solutions.
General Cable’s Europe & Mediterranean CEO Leaves
Provider of wire and cable products to the communication industry, General Cable’s EVP, President and CEO, Europe & Mediterranean, Emmanuel Sabonnadiere, 49, will transition out of his current position for a period of up to six months. The Company has launched a formal search for a successor and Sabonnadiere will continue in his current position under his current contract during the transition period.
8x8 Appoints Investing and Operating Expert as Board Member
Communications technology company 8x8 appointed Vladimir Jacimovic to its Board. He has over 25 years of investing and operating experience with specific expertise in the Software as a Service (SaaS), Big Data and Security segments. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Continuum Capital Partners, an investment firm that specializes in crossover investments targeting private and public technology companies. Previously, he was a Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and a Managing Director at Crosslink Capital.
Date Range: March 6th - April 4th