Silicon Valley Defense Manufacturer Streamlines Executive Management of Design, Production of High-Power TWTAs, MPMs
Fremont, Calif. – April 16, 2014 – dB Control, a defense electronics manufacturer, announced that Gary Spaulding has been promoted from Director of Operations to Chief Operating Officer. As COO, he will maintain dB Control’s reputation for designing and manufacturing high-power TWTAs, MPMs and power supplies that meet rigid specifications for military and commercial applications. Spaulding was dB Control’s first employee hired in 1990 by then-CEO Joe Hajduk, who has returned to the company as Chairman. Former President Fred Ortiz has left the company and will pursue other opportunities.
“Many of our customers have worked with Gary for decades and hold him in high regard. They know he keeps product reliability top of mind, and takes meeting deadlines and budgets very seriously. In fact, over the years he and Joe implemented stringent manufacturing and quality processes that gave dB Control a significant competitive advantage,” said Vice President of Business Development Steve Walley.
Over the years, Spaulding has held a number of positions within dB Control – including production supervisor, quality assurance manager, director of manufacturing and director of operations.