Kevin Walker to the position of vice president of Worldwide Marketing. Walker most recently served as marketing manager for Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) Advanced Circuit Materials Division in Chandler, Arizona. In his new position Walker will report to Thomas G. Hood, president and chief executive officer, of Southwall.
Prior to his most recent assignment with Rogers, Walker was a sales representative for Merix, a high-technology printed circuit fabricator. Before that, he was marketing manager for the Rogers Soladyne business unit for 5 years, until Merix acquired it. In addition, he has held various sales engineering positions with other technology companies. Walker has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University.
"I'm very pleased that Kevin has decided to join us," said Hood. "He is an excellent complement to our present management team. We believe that his broad and diverse marketing and sales experience will help us to focus the company on better serving key markets and increasing sales in the coming years."