Baylin Technologies Inc. (“Baylin”) (TSX: BYL) has announced that the firm's subsidiary, Advantech Wireless Technologies Inc. (“Advantech”), has appointed John Restivo as President of Advantech and Tony Radford as Vice President of Global Sales of Advantech, effective immediately.
Mr. Restivo has been a leader in the SATCOM Industry for the past three decades. Educated as an Electrical Engineer, John started his career as Director of Systems Engineering and Operations for Scientific-Atlanta’s Satellite Communications Division. He then joined TriPoint Global as Chief Technology Officer of their $200 million manufacturing operation and then took the helm at Radyne/Comstream as President. For the last number of years, John has been the General Manager of Paradise Datacom, a division of Teledyne Technologies.
Joining the company as Vice President of Global Sales, Mr. Tony Radford will work from the Buford, Georgia, office. Tony has amassed a 30 year career in the satellite communications industry and has worked in a variety of roles, including engineering, sales and sales management, at such companies as Scientific Atlanta, VertexRSI, STM Wireless, Paradise Datacom and Teledyne Technologies. Incidentally, Tony co-founded Telecom International, a SATCOM systems integration company that was ultimately purchased by STM. Tony is pleased to join the Advantech team and work with a company whose brand is well known throughout the global Satcom industry.
Baylin President and CEO, Randy Dewey, said that the company is delighted to have attracted two seasoned executives from the industry to assist in the firm's aggressive expansion plan and their experience will help with the company's strategic initiatives.