APITech Adds Senior Leaders to their Growing Team

API Technologies, a provider of high-performance RF and microwave signal conditioning, and electromagnetic spectrum management solutions, has announced the appointment of three senior leaders, namely, Micheal Ryan as VP/GM, John Tyhacz as CTO, and Scott Wolf as Product Line Director.

APITech has appointed Micheal Ryan as Vice President and General Manager (VP/GM) of the RF microwave and microelectronics business unit (RF2M US).  Mike will lead all operations, product line management, and program management for the Business Unit.  He will also be a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

Prior to joining APITech, Mike was a Senior Executive with TMD Technologies. Prior to TMD, he was the President of Teledyne Technologies' Microwave Solutions Group. Mike has over 35 years of experience in the Aerospace & Defense Industry and has served as Vice President & General Manager of Aerodyne Controls and was the concurrent business leader of W. L. Gore & Associates' Space Flight Products division, MRI Devices division, and Microwave Fabrics division. In addition to degrees in mathematics and history, Michael received his BS in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and has an MBA from the University of Delaware. 

John Tyhacz has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Technology Officer for APITech. John will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) reporting directly to the CEO. In this role, John will engage with customers to understand their critical needs and direct APITech's technology and capabilities roadmaps. John will also lead the engineering organization to develop robust solutions for API customers' critical applications. John is a proven innovator of highly engineered technical solutions across multiple industries and will bring expertise from design to delivery for APITech's valued customers. 

John has recently supported many organizations in achieving their growth objectives through deep customer understanding as part of his consulting business, J D Tyhacz Consulting LLC. Prior to that, John served for over 16 years at Honeywell International Inc. Automation & Controls Division serving as Vice President in multiple positions as General Manager North American Residential Controls, Eastern USA Sales, Global Supply Chain, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, and Business Process Improvement.  John holds a BS in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and an MS in Business from New York University (NYU).

APITech has also appointed Scott Wolf, who will report to Mike Ryan, to lead the Integrated Microwave Assembly (IMA) and Power product lines as Product Line Director. Scott was most recently the General Manager for New York Operations for Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC), where he was responsible for a business portfolio of software programs for training Naval Aviators in Anti-Submarine Warfare tactics. Before AAC, Scott was the Vice President of Program Management for the Cobham Integrated Electronics Solutions Business Unit. He also held business leadership roles with Cobham including Vice President and Site Lead for the Lansdale, PA business. Scott holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Engineering Management from Drexel University.

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