Experienced sales manager joins Labtech
May 16, 2006
Specialist high technology company Labtech has appointed a new sales manager for microwave broadband components based at its manufacturing centre of excellence in Milton Keynes.
Roger Burfoot joins Labtech Microwave with over 20 years' experience of sales and marketing in high technology products for both the commercial and defence industries, having also previously worked within the Ministry of Defence for 11 years.
His new role with Labtech Microwave involves developing and maintaining accounts in the UK and European defence electronics industry and working closely with the company's network of sales representatives.
He joins at an exciting time as the company is launching a focused turnkey microwave MIC assembly service to customers around the world who are looking for outsourcing solutions.
Labtech can offer a comprehensive build-to-print microwave module and component manufacturing service, including design support, fully automatic chip placement and wire bonding, thin film and box build assembly, microwave printed circuit board manufacture, RF machining and microwave alignment and test up to 40GHz.
Labtech Micowave is also extending its product lines, with new Extended Range Detector Log Video Amplifiers, Gain Modules, Broadband Amplifiers plus a new PIN Diode Switch Catalogue.
Mr Burfoot, a chartered engineer with degrees in Physics and Management, has extensive experience of handling major contracts from research and development through to the final product and has worked for both UK and American companies. More recently, he has been working as a freelance consultant for three companies selling microwave components/systems into a number of different markets.