Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces the appointment of Mr. Mark Blackwood as the company’s Product Manager for Passive RF Components.
Mr. Blackwood joins Pasternack with more than 20 years of engineering, program management, product marketing and product line management expertise in the RF and microwave industry. Mr. Blackwood brings with him a successful track record of developing new technologies and product platforms, growing revenues while improving the bottom line as well as creating and implementing impactful marketing programs. Mr. Blackwood’s background will be instrumental in growing Pasternack’s passive components business which includes RF products such as circulators, isolators, attenuators, SMT components, waveguide components, couplers, dividers, filters and many others.
Prior to joining Pasternack, Mr. Blackwood held management positions in engineering, program management, product marketing and business development with some of the industry’s most recognized corporations including TriQuint Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Anritsu and others. Mr. Blackwood holds advanced degrees in electrical engineering and physics.
“Pasternack has an ambitious product agenda which requires highly qualified and experienced technical marketing personnel to build product lines that meet the needs of the market,” explains Michael Rachlin, Director of Product Management at Pasternack. “We are pleased to welcome Mark Blackwood to the Product Management team as he brings with him a diverse, interdisciplinary background with extensive customer and supplier experience.”