Ceramic Industry

Murata Electronics Names Kirk CEO

March 16, 2011

Murata Electronics North America recently announced the appointment of David M. Kirk as president, CEO and a director, effective April 1. Kirk has more than 27 years of engineering, marketing and management experience in the electronics industry. Before joining the company, he was president, CEO and a director of RF Monolithics Inc. Prior to that, he spent 14 years with Murata Electronics North America, where he held positions ranging from product management of various product lines to director of Marketing for North America.

Kirk succeeds Satoshi Sonoda, who will continue his assignment for a couple of months to facilitate the transition of his responsibilities to Kirk.

For more information, visit www.murata-northamerica.com.