AR RF/Microwave Names John Kim VP of Corporate Operations

AR RF/Microwave has appointed John Kim as the Vice President of Corporate Operations. In this position, Kim will manage operations of two AR divisions - AR Europe and AR Modular RF. He will also manage and expand AmRep, under which products made by 3rd party manufacturers are branded and marketed by AR.

Kim's international duties for AR will utilize the varied skills he has acquired in an impressive sales & marketing career that includes building business units, developing new markets, and dramatically increasing sales for a number of industry-leading companies. His international background includes living in Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Canada, Austria, England, and the U.S.

Prior to joining AR, Kim was General Manager, Electric Power Systems at AeroVironment, Inc., where he helped the company successfully expand its market into China. Kim was previously Director of National Sales for Ryder, Inc., Director of Market Development at Bombardier Aerospace, and Manager of Sales Distribution at Cessna Aircraft.

He holds a Graduate Finance Certificate from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Business Administration degree, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.