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Filtronic appoints new CEO

LEEDS, UK — 4 August 2020 — Filtronic plc (AIM: FTC), the designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave, and mmWave products for the wireless telecoms and mission-critical communications markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Gibbs as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Richard's formal start date with the Company will be 1 September 2020.

Richard is an experienced director who has led a number of business operations supplying semiconductor, RF and electronics subsystems to the telecoms, aerospace, defence, medical and oil & gas markets. Richard joins us from Micross Components Ltd, a PE owned company, where he has been Managing Director since 2016. Prior to his time at Micross, Richard spent nine years at E2V Technologies, where he was Group Sales & marketing Director and President of the RF Product and Hi-Reliability Semiconductors Divisions, and 20 years with Honeywell, of which 10 years were spent managing overseas operations.

Reg Gott, Chairman, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Richard to the Company. He brings a wealth of relevant experience, technology and sector credentials to Filtronic and this combined with his strong track record of business growth & development position him well to provide the leadership required to deliver the next phase of our strategy."

Richard Gibbs said: "Filtronic has an unrivalled reputation as a provider of state-of-the-art RF products and innovative telecom solutions and I am delighted to have the chance to join them for the next stage in their development. I very much look forward to building on the established technology platforms and deep engineering knowledge to expand the current customer base and reach new and adjacent markets."


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Editorial contact details:

Reg Gott, Executive Chairman, Filtronic plc
Michael Tyerman, Chief Financial Officer, Filtronic plc
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PR contact:

Paul Vann, Walbrook PR
Tel: 020 7933 8780             M: 07768 807631

About Filtronic:

Filtronic plc is a designer and manufacturer of advanced RF communications products, supplying leading Original Equipment Manufacturers and Mobile Network Operators in the mobile telecommunications infrastructure and mission-critical communications markets. 

Filtronic is AIM listed on the London Stock Exchange, with offices in the UK and the US.