[SatNews] WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications,announces that the company has opened a new office in Tucker, Georgia, to broaden the company's market reach across the Americas—Waylon Sun has been appointed as vice president, business development and sales, at this location. Sun will report directly to Dr. Andreas Lermann, CEO at WORK Microwave Inc.
Prior to his position at WORK Microwave, Sun was the manager of Newtec's regional support center for the Americas, where he led the sales and technical support teams for satellite communication projects. Sun also has experience working as an engineer at Newtec and L-3 Communications Corp Spar Aerospace. He has a Master of Science in electrical engineering: communication and computer engineering from Gonzaga University. Sun also attended Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics where he earned a Master of Science in electrical engineering: communication and electronic systems.
"Opening up a new office location in the United States enables us to provide local product support to customers in North and South America in order to grow our core business, drive new growth, and become a prominent player in the American satcom market," said Dr. Günter Prokoph, managing director, WORK Microwave. "Waylon Sun has extensive knowledge and experience in satellite communications applications, combined with a deep understanding of the North American market and customer base. This will be advantageous to expanding our four product groups, and especially the Satcom Technologies product line, which includes WORK Microwave's market-leading frequency converter solutions with support up to the Q-band."