AUSTIN, TX - Abracon, LLC (Abracon), The Heartbeat of the IoT®, a leading global manufacturer of passive & electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF component solutions, announces Gordon Hunter as a new member of the board of directors. Hunter previously served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Littelfuse, Inc from Jan. 1, 2005 to Dec. 31, 2016 and as director of the company since June 2002. He currently acts as the chairman of Littlefuse, Inc. Hunter’s experience with geographic expansion, corporate growth and acquisitions provides great value as Abracon continues its trajectory of growth.
“Gordon joins Abracon during a phase of increased growth and dynamic changes,” said Abracon CEO Michael Calabria. “As we execute our growth strategy which includes geographic expansion, target customer penetration, the releasing innovative new technologies and evaluating potential acquisitions, Abracon will benefit from Gordon’s deep experience within the electronics industry. We welcome him on our board of directors,” Calabria said.
“I am very excited to be joining The Riverside and Abracon team at a time when Abracon is poised for global growth with many opportunities in IoT, 5G and several other fast-growing segments,” Hunter said.
Hunter’s previous roles included vice president at Intel Corporation, general manager of Intel’s Optical Products Group, president of EloTouch Systems and vice president of Raychem Corporation. Hunter received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Liverpool, England and his MBA from London Business School. He currently holds a position on the board of Veeco Instruments, Inc., CTS Corporation, Shure Incorporated and Software Motor Company.
“We are delighted to be able to attract someone who has as much experience and industry knowledge as Gordon. We look forward to partnering with him and getting his insights to support our growth,” said Tim Gosline, a partner for The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm.
About Abracon, LLC | The Heartbeat of the IoT™
Abracon is an industry leader in passive components, providing frequency control & timing devices, RF & antenna products, and inductor & connectivity solutions. With service and quality at the company’s core, Abracon enables innovative IoT solutions. Abracon powers the AEL Crystals, Ecliptek, Fox, ILSI, MMD, Oscilent and ProAnt brands, delivering the latest technical design support and global supply chain flexibility to solve customers’ unique challenges.
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