AR World Appoints John Kim as Chief Operating Officer

The AR family of companies has promoted its Vice President of Corporate Operations, John Kim, to the new role of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kim was appointed COO in July of 2018 and has assumed responsibility for AR RF/Microwave, AR Modular RF, AR Europe and SunAR RF Motion.

A major step in the company's succession plan, this appointment signals a strategic move to position AR for continued success moving forward. AR is deeply committed to providing ongoing service to the EMC Industry and that's been the focus since Donald Shepherd started the company 49 years ago, believes newly appointed COO, Kim. According to him, next year AR will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary and thus the priority is to augment the value that the company delivers to customers in this market space; and continue to look forward to serving customers in the EMC market.

John Kim joined AR in 2016, observing the procedures and learning the culture of this leading brand and world-class company before ascending to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining AR, Mr. Kim held positions at AeroVironment Inc, Ryder Inc, Bombardier Aerospace, and 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.