Drew Freed Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Micro-Coax

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Chris Kneizys Steps Down as CEO After 26 Years of Service

Drew Freed, CEO

I look forward to working closely with our management team, dedicated employees and our loyal customers, said Drew Freed

Micro-Coax, a leading cable manufacturer for over 50 years who specializes in high quality custom transmission line solutions, today announced its Chief Operating Officer, Drew Freed, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Micro-Coax, effective August 24, 2015.

Mr. Kneizys stepped down after 26 years of dedication and service to the company.

Micro-Coax is fortunate that long-term board member, Freed, was appointed to CEO and will seamlessly drive the company in the direction of continued success. Mr. Freed has been serving on the Board of Directors since 2003 and more recently as Chief Operating Officer of Micro-Coax since earlier this year.

“We are grateful for Kneizys’ leadership over the past two decades and wish him the best in the next phase of his career. Micro-Coax will continue its strategic emphasis on producing and manufacturing high quality and reliable products,” Micro-Coax CEO, Drew Freed said. “I look forward to working closely with our talented management team, dedicated employees and our loyal customers.”

Mr. Freed, former President and CEO of Medical Device Investment Holdings Corporation, has over 30 years of experience in the custom transmission line solutions industry. Earlier in his career, he was Chairman and CEO of UTI Corporation, which was the company that founded Micro-Coax. Freed is also an emeritus trustee of Ursinus College. He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Council at Lehigh University and is a past chair of the Philadelphia chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Micro-Coax has supplied high reliability products for military, space-grade, telecom and test & measurement applications for more than five decades and has an extensive track record in providing microwave transmission line products for the most demanding technical challenges. Micro-Coax products are proven highly reliable, as extensive acceptance testing exceeds industry standards from the connector and cable component level through to the final delivered product.

About Micro-Coax
Celebrating over 50 years in business, Micro-Coax is a worldwide leader providing design expertise for radio frequency (RF) and microwave transmission line products and composite EMI shielding materials. Serving the space, military, test & measurement, telecommunications and aviation markets, Micro-Coax products have earned a reputation for the highest reliability in the toughest environments. A broad technology base allows Micro-Coax to quickly respond to customer needs with an innovative combination of coaxial cables, connectors, cable assemblies and EMI shielding materials. For more information, visit http://www.micro-coax.com.

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