W. Ed Campbell joins Centurion International, Lincoln, NE, as chief financial officer after more than 20 years of financial management experience with manufacturing companies throughout the Midwest.
John C. Walker departs River Oaks Furniture, Belden, MS, as vice president of finance to join Hutton Communications, Carrollton, TX, as chief financial officer.
Bruce Blain leaves the ATI Wireless division of the Alpharetta, GA-based World Access as regional sales manager to join NEC America’s microwave radio department, Irving, TX, as account manager for the eastern U.S. region. J. Jay Lang, CPA, joins Nations Media Partners, Kansas City, MO, as general counsel and corporate treasurer.
Changes at Tripp Lite, Chicago: Martin Plud, exits Newark Electronics, Chicago, as product manager and joins Tripp Lite as sales manager of industrial distribution. Ward O’Connor leaves B&K Precision, Chicago, as sales manager to become director of industrial distributor sales at Tripp Lite.
John K. Ramsey is appointed executive director of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, South Daytona, FL, after Christopher R. Bevevino resigns from the position.
Awards at the Electronic Industries Alliance, Washington: Richard A. McGinn, chairman of Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ, receives the 1999 Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) Medal of Honor. James S. Gilmore, Virginia governor, receives the EIA’s first State Technology Policy Award. Ellen B. Mullally leaves Phillips Business Information, Potomac, MD, to join the Personal Communications Industry Association, Alexandria, VA, as director of communications.
Changes at Gabriel Electronics, Scarborough, ME: Alfredo Vazquez exits Glenayre Western Multiplex, Sunnyvale, CA, as Northern Latin America sales manager to join Gabriel as regional sales manager. Bud Bayer leaves Digital Microwave, San Jose, CA, as western regional sales engineer to join Gabriel as western region sales manager.
Changes at Ritron, Carmel, IN: F. Greg Pruett joins Ritron as national sales manager after working at Uniden Corporation of America, Fort Worth, TX, and Motorola, Schaumburg, IL, in various sales and marketing positions. Jack Pelzman joins Ritron as marketing communications manager after serving in similar capacities for Yaesu U.S.A., Cerritos, CA, and NEC America’s mobile radio division, Herndon, VA.