Southwest Microwave is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Don Bradfield as President, by the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Based at the company’s Tempe, Arizona headquarters, Mr. Bradfield will oversee domestic and international operations of the Security Systems and Microwave Products Divisions, including Southwest Microwave, Ltd., located in Worcestershire, United Kingdom.
Drive operational transformation
“It’s my distinct honour to receive this new appointment,” said Don Bradfield, President, Southwest Microwave, adding “I look forward to working with internal and external stakeholders, across the security and microwave divisions, to continuously drive operational transformation and new product development that addresses the needs of our worldwide customers, and maintains our competitive advantage.”
In his previous role as General Manager of the company’s Microwave Products Division, Don Bradfield expanded the manufacturing operation, introduced a range of new high-frequency connectors for specialised aerospace and military applications, and oversaw NIST and ITAR compliance initiatives.
Intrusion detection and microwave interconnect solutions
He has more than 30 years of design engineering and operations management experience
“Don’s track record of product innovation, market expansion, process improvement and organisational strategy advancement will ensure that Southwest Microwave continues to offer industry-leading intrusion detection and microwave interconnect solutions,” said Richard McCormick, Chairman/CEO of Southwest Microwave, Inc.
Don Bradfield joined Southwest Microwave in January 2014. He has more than 30 years of design engineering and operations management experience, in the RF/microwave/mmWave products industry.
Vast industry experience
His previous positions include Vice President of Operations at L-3 Communications/Narda Microwave West, Director of Technology at Crane Electronics, and Director of Operations, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, and Design Engineer at Herley Industries.
Don Bradfield holds a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from Capital Institute of Technology.