SkyCross, a global antenna and radio-frequency (RF) solutions company and industry leader in advanced tunable antenna technology for 4G mobile devices, has said on Wednesday that it has appointed Brian Hurst as vice president of worldwide sales.
With more than 25 years of experience in wireless technology sales, Hurst will be responsible for providing solutions for wireless device manufacturers’ complex antenna and RF challenges, supporting delivery of compelling 4G devices to consumers and businesses.
“Brian will play a key role in our growth plans for 2012 and beyond,” said Ben Naskar, CEO and chairman of SkyCross. “He has an extensive background of success in building and managing worldwide sales organizations. His executive management experience with Tier I device OEMs supports our goal of providing these companies with the high-performance RF technologies they need to bring innovative mobile devices to market.”
Prior to joining SkyCross, Hurst previously served as vice president of worldwide sales at WiSpry, Inc., RAYSPAN Corp., and Peregrine Semiconductor, where he established global sales organizations and built customer support infrastructure in Korea, Taiwan, China, Europe, and the United States. Earlier, Hurst led global relationships with strategic Tier I customers at ANADIGICS, Inc.
“SkyCross tunable antenna modules for 4G mobile devices leverage SkyCross patented technology that leads the wireless industry. I am eager to pursue opportunities with manufacturers to design winning 4G wireless devices using these unique, tunable antenna solutions,” Hurst said. “I look forward to expanding the company’s business relationships and to driving revenue growth in each of our business regions around the world.”