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Empower Press Release - June 1, 2009

Empower RF Systems Adds New VP of Engineering

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INGLEWOOD, CA, June 1, 2009 (Business Wire) -- Empower RF Systems, a leading manufacturer of solid state power amplifiers and amplifier based solutions is pleased to announce the addition of senior level RF talent as part of its ongoing commitment to growth and customer support.

Paulo Correa will be joining the Empower RF Systems Senior Leadership Team as the Vice President of Engineering. Correa has over 30 years experience in senior leadership, executive and strategic roles, and is bringing special expertise in addressing amplifier requirements for broadband wireless, multimedia, and broadcast applications. An innovative thinker and skilled engineer, he holds eight patents with an additional four in process.

"Paulo is a great addition to our executive team," said Efraim Bainvoll, Empower's President and CEO. "Engineering excellence and technical leadership are important parts of our strategic plan and Paulo will help us accelerate our capabilities to address several important growth areas.”

Paulo’s recent professional experience includes Director of Advanced Studies and CTO assignments with multi-national companies specializing in electronic systems design and RF amplifier design / integration. He has earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine, and a BSEE from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.



About Empower RF Systems, Inc.

Empower RF Systems Inc., a Summit Partners portfolio company, designs, develops, and produces innovative and quality RF power amplifiers and amplifier based systems. Headquartered in Inglewood, California, the Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global defense, commercial and industrial markets. Empower is a US Corporation, ITAR registered and ISO certified. For the most up-to-date information on products and services, please visit our website at http://www.EmpowerRF.com/

CONTACT

Corporate Offices:
sales@empowerrf.com
Empower RF Systems, Inc.
316 W. Florence Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90301
P: +1 (310) 412-8100
F: +1 (310) 412-9232
 


Posted 6/19/2009