Raymond, ME - Jul 31, 2007 - Garrett VanAtta has been appointed as Dielectric Communications' vice president and general manager. In his new role, VanAtta will oversee Dielectric's development and manufacture of systems for radio, mobile media and television broadcasting. VanAtta, who has held upper management positions within SPX, the parent company of Dielectric, since 2001, was previously the vice president of operations for Dielectric.
In his new position of vice president and general manager, VanAtta will report directly to Lee Powell, SPX segment president for industrial products and services. VanAtta also has served as director of supply chain management for Dielectric and as North American director of operations for SPX's Radio detection. Prior to joining SPX, VanAtta held a variety of senior-level production management and engineering management positions.
David Wilson, Dielectric's former president, has been promoted to the role of vice president of global aftermarket sales and marketing for SPX Service Solutions.