David E. Herschberg, chief executive officer of Globecomm Systems, Hauppage, NY, receives the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Emerging category, which recognizes achievements in young companies.
Jack Fenster departs Scientific Atlanta, Atlanta, as director of the satellite broadcast unit to join Broadband Communications Products, Melbourne, FL, as director of RF communications products.
Promotions at Anritsu, Richardson, TX:
Donn M. Mulder, director of marketing and sales for the Microwave Measurements division, advances to vice president of the Telecommunications division. Mulder replaces Barry Pfeil, who becomes director of business development for the Telecommunications division.
Rick Bittick leaves PCI, Oklahoma City, as market area manager, to join Kenwood Systems, Friendswood, TX, as systems sales manager for the eastern region. Ed Carter, lead engineer at Centurion International, Lincoln, NE, moves up to engineering manager for the north facility.
Changes at Wireless, Belmont, CA:
William E. Kunz, vice president of engineering, becomes vice president of the Wireless and RAN Business unit. Donald H. MacLeod, vice president of Asia Pacific, moves to vice president of sales and marketing.
UTC, the Telecommunications Association, Washington, DC, elects board members: Charles C. Holcomb, manager of electrical engineering for Texas Gas Transmission, Owensboro, KY, becomes chairman of the board. Stephen L. Carrico, director of communications business development, Wisconsin Public Service, Green Bay, is vice chairman. Michael L. Cross, general manager of Harrison Rural Electrification Cooperative in West Virginia, becomes secretary/treasurer.
Boguslaw Piekarski leaves Ericsson, Lynchburg, VA, as vice president of business development and strategic marketing for the Wireless Communications division to join Omnipoint Technologies, Colorado Springs, CO, as senior director of systems engineering.
Changes at Intek Global, Kansas City, MO:
Robert M. Hardy becomes president of Intek after leaving ADE Software, Burlington, VT, as interim vice president. George A. Valenti departs EnergyOne, Kansas City, MO, as chief financial officer to join Intek as chief financial officer.
Ron Brann leaves Cabletron Systems, Rochester, NH, as international sales manager to join Gabriel Electronics, Scarborough, ME, as international account manager.
William J. Cadogan, chairman of ADC Telecommunications, Minneapolis, becomes the chairman of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) board of directors.